Leduc RCMP arrest Edmonton male for flight from police and multiple other warrants

Leduc, Alberta – On Dec. 9, 2020 at approximately 1:15 p.m., Leduc RCMP responded to a single vehicle collision involving a truck and a light pole on Highway 39 by Township Road 265. While driving to the scene members were updated that the male involved in the collision had stolen the vehicle of a male who had stopped to render assistance. The male who had his vehicle stolen was not injured.

RCMP identified the male driver who stole the bystander’s vehicle and patrolled the area locating the stolen vehicle at Township road 482 and Range Road 273.

Flight from Police
Flight from Police

Members attempted to get the driver to surrender to police but he would not.

A pursuit ensued and eventually a tire deflation device was used and the male surrendered to police. No RCMP members were injured. The male driver of the stolen vehicle suffered minor injuries.

At the time of this incident, Levi HOPKINS (38), of Edmonton, was wanted on several arrest warrants. He is facing further criminal charges as a result of this incident, and is currently in custody awaiting a bail hearing.

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Leduc RCMP

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