Drayton Valley, Alberta – On February 13, 2018 at approximately 7:30 a.m.. Drayton Valley RCMP received a complaint of a stolen vehicle. While members were speaking with the complainant, a Brazeau county Peace Officer advised that he was on scene of a vehicle in the ditch off of Range Road 71, Brazeau County. The vehicle was the one that was presently being reported stolen. The lone occupant in the vehicle had run off to the north through the bush and deep snow upon the arrival of the Brazeau County Peace Officer.
Drayton Valley RCMP members attended the area and after a lengthy foot chase through knee high snow, and dense bush, apprehended the lone occupant who had been seen fleeing the vehicle, as well as the recovery of the vehicle reported stolen.
A 19 year old male is currently in custody. Charges are pending. This suspect has also been arrested on an outstanding warrants from Edmonton Police Service for Evading Police, Section 249.1(1) CC, plus nine additional charges.
“This is a great example of teamwork between the Drayton Valley RCMP and the Brazeau County Peace Officer’s” says Sgt Erin Matthews of the Drayton Valley RCMP. “By working together, we were able to recover a stolen vehicle and apprehend a male responsible”
Drayton Valley RCMP
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