26-year-old male from Quebec remains in custody following complaint of erratic driver

Headingley, Manitoba – On January 19, 2021, at approximately 6:00 pm, Headingley RCMP received a call of an erratic driver heading northbound on the Perimeter Highway. Officers stopped the vehicle approximately one kilometer west of Highway 7. During initial contact with the vehicle occupants, it appeared a physical altercation had taken place between them, resulting in the driver being arrested.

Upon arrest, the driver became combative and resisted arrest. He then provided an incorrect name once in custody. When the driver’s real name became known, it was discovered he had a number of warrants for his arrest from Quebec and Ontario. Upon search of the vehicle, multiple weapons were located, including a conducted energy weapon.

Upon search of the vehicle, multiple weapons were located, including a conducted energy weapon.
(Manitoba RCMP) Upon search of the vehicle, multiple weapons were located, including a conducted energy weapon.

At this point in the investigation, Manitoba RCMP Major Crime Services became engaged in the investigation, and investigators have partnered with police agencies in other provinces to further the investigation.

A 26-year-old male from Quebec remains in custody. He is charged with Possession of a Prohibited Weapon, Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose, Possession of a Weapon Contrary to an Order, Identity Fraud, Obstruct a Peace Officer, and various Highway Traffic Act offences.

Major Crime Services continues to investigate due to the multijurisdictional and serious nature of the offences. Additional charges may be considered.

Headingley RCMP



Please support us by "sharing".