Grande Prairie RCMP Crime Reduction Efforts Result in Arrest

Grande Prairie, Alberta – On February 12, 2020 at approximately 7:00 p.m. the Grande Prairie Crime Reduction Unit (CRU) was conducting patrols in the area of 96 Street and 100 Avenue. They observed a vehicle matching the description of a one recently stolen from Beaverlodge. Upon seeing police, the vehicle quickly fled the area. A short time later the same suspect vehicle was located in the Cobblestone area. CRU attempted to stop the vehicle however, it again fled the area.

Police Vehicle
File Photo – Police Vehicle

CRU located the suspect vehicle parked at the Clarimont Shell gas station. This time CRU was able to prevent the vehicle from leaving. The driver and passenger were subsequently arrested without issue. Investigation determined that the vehicle was not stolen.

The driver of the vehicle, Cody MAGNUSSON (36) of Grande Prairie, has been charged with flight from police, fail to comply with release conditions, drive uninsured motor vehicle on highway and obstructing a peace officer. MAGNUSSON is to appear in Grande Prairie Provincial Court on February 24, 2020.

The passenger, Cassandra VOTH (19) of Wembley, has been charged with possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) and fail to comply with release conditions. VOTH is to appear in Grande Prairie Provincial Court on February 24, 2020

Crime Reduction continues to be a policing priority for the Grande Prairie RCMP. Proactive enforcement such as this demonstrates our commitment to Albert’s Crime Reduction strategy and helps create a safer community.

If you have information on this or any other crime, contact the Grande Prairie RCMP at 780-830-5701, or your local police. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com ( http://www.p3tips.com/ ) or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

Grande Prairie RCMP
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