Edson RCMP arrest Niton Junction male on 16 warrants and lay additional charges

Yellowhead County, Alberta – On June 4, 2022, just after 8 p.m., Edson RCMP were patrolling in the area of Township Road 533A and noticed a man driving an ATV at a high rate of speed. The ATV matched the description of a stolen ATV reported earlier in the day. RCMP activated their emergency equipment, however the driver failed to stop. The ATV was eventually located after the driver crashed it into a tree and fled. Through extensive searching and with the assistance of RCMP Police Dog Services, RCMP were able to locate and arrest the driver of the stolen ATV.

Brandon Henry Robert Bailey (23) of Niton Junction, Alta., is facing new charges as a result of the June 4, 2022, incident which include:

· Flight from police

· Obstruction of a peace officer

· Possession of stolen property under $5000

· Possession of prohibited weapon

· Failure to comply with conditions of release order x2

(File Photo) Arrested

Following a judicial hearing, Bailey was remanded into custody to appear in Edson Provincial Court on June 21, 2022.

At the time of his arrest, Bailey had 16 outstanding warrants for firearms/weapons related offences, failure to comply and property related offences.

Edson RCMP

Alberta RCMP Southern Alberta District

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