Edmonton: Charges laid in 2013 assault at Castledowns Road

Edmonton, Alberta – The Edmonton Police Service, with the assistance of the RCMP in BC and the Abbotsford Police Department, has arrested a man in relation to a serious assault that took place on Jan. 1, 2013 in north Edmonton.

On Tuesday, March 12, 2019, Benjamen Patrick Kozlovich, 31, was arrested in Chilliwack, BC and charged with aggravated assault and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.

“The investigation can now be concluded with thanks to witnesses that came forward with important information,” says Det. Paul Kelly of Northwest Division.

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Background: On Jan. 1, 2013 at approximately 2:40 a.m. a grey Pontiac Grand Am occupied by three males was waiting in a McDonalds drive-thru located at 15333 Castledowns Road. An unknown male suspect approached the vehicle and a physical altercation ensued where a knife was used by the suspect. Witnesses intervened and the suspect then reportedly fled the scene on foot. Two victims sustained serious injuries as a result of this incident, one of whose injuries are described as life-altering. The EPS issued a news release on Feb. 21, 2019 with a sketch of the suspect asking the public for help in identifying the male.

MRU #: 19R018-01

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