Okotoks, Alberta – On Dec. 30, 2022, at approximately 10:30 p.m., officers from Okotoks RCMP were conducting patrols in the 200 block of Southridge Drive in Okotoks, when they located a stolen pickup truck with two occupants. Police attempted a traffic stop on the vehicle, however the driver of the pickup truck drove into the front end of the police vehicle and fled the area.
Later that night, the stolen vehicle was observed entering the City of Calgary and stopping on Silverado Bank Circle, where the occupants abandoned the vehicle and fled on foot, entering a residence. Joint efforts with Calgary Police Service, Calgary Police Dog Service and RCMP, resulted in the recovery of the stolen vehicle. The two suspect were located, arrested and taken into custody. Upon arrest, the suspect were found in possession of multiple stolen items.
Chadwick Devaux, (35), a resident of Airdrie, Alta., was found to have multiple outstanding arrest warrants and has been charged with the following:
Possession of property obtained by crime over $5000.00
Possession of property obtained by crime under $5000.00
Failing to comply with a release order
Resist arrest by a Peace Officer
Devaux was remanded into custody and is scheduled to appear in Okotoks Provincial court on Jan. 13, 2023.
Zoulton Bonin (37), a resident of Calgary, Alta., has been charged with possession of property obtained by crime over $5000.00. He was released to appear in Okotoks Provincial court on Feb. 3, 2023.
As a result of the suspects ramming the police vehicle, no injuries were sustained by the police officer.
Okotoks RCMP remains fully committed in building safer communities by working in partnership with our community, as well as through investigative and enforcement efforts to achieve this goal. To report a crime, contact Okotoks RCMP at 403-995-6400. 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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