Edmonton Police seek public’s assistance to locate violent offender – ARRESTED

Edmonton, Alberta – (March 22, 2018) The Edmonton Police Service has arrested violent offender Cody Young, 25, in Edmonton on outstanding warrants.

Young was wanted on 49 outstanding warrants. The Edmonton Police Service issued a news release on Friday, March 16, 2018, seeking assistance in locating Young.

With assistance from a citizen, Young was taken into custody by West Division officers at approximately 12 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, 2018 in the area of 97 Street and 82 Avenue.

Young has been remanded and in addition to his outstanding warrants, is charged with multiple offences, including possession of a loaded restricted firearm, carry concealed weapon, possession of a controlled substance, and obstruction of a police officer.

The EPS Targeted Offender Enforcement Unit would like to thank the citizen who assisted with the arrest of Mr. Young. For their own safety and the safety of those around them, the EPS recommends that anyone encountering a wanted individual to not approach them and call police immediately.

No further information is available at this time.

BACKGROUND

Edmonton, Alberta – The Edmonton Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a violent offender who is wanted on numerous outstanding warrants.

Cody Young, 25, is currently wanted on 49 outstanding warrants, including multiple warrants for break-and-enter, possession of break-in instruments, possession of stolen property over $5000, possession of stolen credit cards and mischief. He is also currently bound by release conditions to keep the peace and be of good behaviour.

Young is described as 5’11 tall, weighing 160 lbs and has hazel eyes and brown hair. He has a mole on the right side of his upper lip and tattoos of a happy face on his left shoulder and a sad face on his right shoulder.

Cody Young, 25
Height: 5’11”
Weight: 150 lbs
Eyes: Hazel
Hair: Brown

Young has a history of drug use and violent offences, including the use of weapons. Police believe he may be in Edmonton or the surrounding areas.

Anyone with any information about the whereabouts of Cody Young is advised to not approach this individual, but is asked to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567 or #377 from a mobile phone. Anonymous information can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at www.tipsubmit.com/start.htm.

MRU #:18R034

Edmonton Police Service
“Dedicated to Protect, Proud to Serve”



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