Grande Prairie RCMP Arrest Male with Axe

Grande Prairie, Alberta – On Friday April 21, 2017 at approximately 5:50 P.M. the RCMP arrested a male who was trying to gain access to police vehicles with an axe.

An off duty police officer, noticed a male in the back parking lot trying to gain access to police vehicles with an axe in hand. When confronted by police, the male suspect ran to the front of the detachment where he refused to comply with their requests. The male then fled on foot and dropped the axe. Police apprehended the male shortly thereafter without any further incident.

Grande Prairie male Trevor MARTINEAU (29) of Grande Prairie has been charged with the following Criminal Code offences:

  • Possession of a weapon for dangerous purpose
  • Assault of police officer
  • Uttering threats
  • Obstruction of police officer
  • Breach of Recognizance

MARTINEAU appeared in court April 24, 2017. Bail was not spoken too and he has been remanded into custody until his next court date on September 6, 2017.

If you have information on this or any other crime in Grande Prairie, contact Grande Prairie RCMP Detachment at 780-830-5700 or should you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1.800.222.8477 (TIPS) or by Internet at

Grande Prairie RCMP


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