Saturday , 23 October 2021

Bonnyville RCMP looking to charge one suspect from armed robbery

Preston Half, bottom left, is sought after by the police.

Bonnyville police have a warrant to arrest a suspect in an armed robbery from last week.

On Jan. 15 a vehicle was stolen in Bonnyville with multiple armed suspects and later that day found south of Kehewin First Nation.

After receiving multiple Crimestoppers tips, RCMP have sought out a warrant to arrest 22-year-old Preston Half of the Goodfish Lake area.

He faces charges of robbery with a firearm, possession of stolen property less than $5000, unauthorized possession of a firearm, possession of a firearm for a dangerous purpose, possession of a firearm in a motor vehicle, and disguise with intent to commit an offense.

RCMP are still looking for the other suspects involved in the robbery.

Contact Bonnyville RCMP at 780-826-3358 or your local police if you know the whereabouts or the suspect’s identities.

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.

About Michael Menzies

Menzies is the editor-at-large for Connected Media Inc. Born and raised in Vermilion, he started in May 2018 during his NAIT Radio and Television practicum and reports on local politics, sports, and community issues. He became the Bonnyville Pontiacs play-by-play voice during the 2019-20 season. He also comments on provincial and national issues. Menzies hosts Connected! Evening Monday-Thursday at 5 o’clock. He also likes to buy books and read some of them.