Whitecourt, Alberta – On June 23, 2020, at 8:30 a.m., Mayerthorpe RCMP received a complaint of a suspicious person in a rural area northeast of Mayerthorpe, Alta., in a pick-up truck with a dirt bike in the box. Mayerthorpe RCMP attended the location and located the stolen pick-up abandoned off road in the Connor Creek area. The stolen pick-up truck was linked to the June 18, 2020, incident in Barrhead, Alta., outlined in the background below.
A short time later information was received by Mayerthorpe RCMP of an individual matching Bradley Duff’s description, having been in the area seeking fuel for the dirt bike.
An extensive search of the area was conducted by Mayerthorpe, Evansburg, Whitecourt and Barrhead RCMP along with the assistance of RCMP Air Services, Police Dog Services and the Emergency Response Team; however, the search was unsuccessful in locating the suspect.
Whitecourt and Barrhead RCMP, along with the assistance of the RCMP Western Alberta Crime Reduction Unit, continue to investigate these incidents.
As a result of further investigation, RCMP have obtained warrants for Bradley Gordon Duff’s arrest in relation to the following charges:
• Break and enter to a residence
• Dangerous operation of a conveyance (x2)
• Flight from police
Bradley Duff is also facing an additional charge of assault relating to an incident that occurred on May 13, 2020, for which Whitecourt RCMP have obtained a warrant for his arrest.
A 28-year-old female from Whitecourt, Alta., is also charged with break and enter to a residence. She was released on an undertaking for Barrhead Provincial Court on September 22, 2020. Her name cannot be released as the information has not yet been sworn.
The public are warned not to approach Duff as he is believed to be possibly armed and dangerous. If anyone has information about Bradley Duff’s whereabouts, please contact Whitecourt RCMP at 780-779-5900, 911 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 or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.”
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