Grande Prairie RCMP advise public of stolen police uniform and equipment, David Pinfield (31) of Valleyview IN CUSTODY

Grande Prairie, Alberta – Grande Prairie RCMP can confirm that David Pinfield is in custody. The RCMP jacket and hard body armour have been recovered, however the 40 mm extended range impact weapon is still outstanding. Although this is a non-lethal weapon, it can still cause serious harm should it be deployed in close proximity.

If you have information regarding the whereabouts of this RCMP equipment, please contact the Grande Prairie RCMP at 780-830-5700 or your local police. If you want 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.

BACKGROUND

Grande Prairie, Alberta – Grand Prairie RCMP wish to alert the public that they have identified the suspect in this investigation to be David Pinfield (31) of Valleyview, Alta. Pinfield is wanted on outstanding warrants and should be considered armed.

David Pinfield is described as:

· Light skin

· Approximately 6’0 and 210 pounds

· Brown hair and blue eyes

David Pinfield (31) of Valleyview, Alta.
David Pinfield (31) of Valleyview, Alta.

Attached are pictures of the police equipment which was stolen, as well as pictures of Pinfield. Please note that the 40 mm Extended Range Impact Weapon is a non-lethal weapon, however can still cause serious harm should it be deployed in close proximity.

If you have information or observe the stolen vehicle or male suspect, do not approach, please contact the Grande Prairie RCMP at 780-830-5700 or your local police. If you want 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.

BACKGROUND

Grande Prairie, Alberta – On March 16, 2022, at approximately 10:41 p.m., Grande Prairie RCMP located a vehicle in the area of 162 Avenue and 102 Street in Grande Prairie with a male and female occupant that had been report to stolen.

Officers attempted to stop the vehicle, however the vehicle attempted to flee and ended up driving off the road. Officers approached the vehicle and a female was arrested. A male fled the vehicle on foot and was able to enter a nearby unsecured police vehicle and subsequently drove away.

The police vehicle was recovered, however several items were taken from the vehicle including the following:

· RCMP patrol jacket

· RCMP toque

· Handcuffs

· Hard body armour

· 40 mm Extended Range Impact Weapon

Grande Prairie RCMP advise public of stolen police uniform and equipment
Grande Prairie RCMP advise public of stolen police uniform and equipment

Further investigation revealed the male allegedly stole another vehicle in the Spirit River area, Alta. The vehicle is described as a brown 2019 Jeep Grande Cherokee with Alberta licence plate CCB 0087.

Grande Prairie RCMP continue to investigation and search for the stolen vehicle and suspect.

If you have information or observe the stolen vehicle or male suspect, do not approach, please contact the Grande Prairie RCMP at 780-830-5700 or your local police. If you want 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.

Grande Prairie RCMP

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