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Saturday , 16 January 2021

Known suspect vehicle leads to Bonnyville RCMP arrest

Police patrols led to Bonnyville RCMP arresting a known suspect last Monday evening.

At around 5:30pm, police spotted a known suspect vehicle, a white Audi A4, parked at a local restaurant in Bonnyville.

The suspect fled as RCMP attempted a traffic stop, with multiple patrols now on the search for the suspect.

When it was located, police say the driver fled on foot into a field and Police Dog Services was able to track and arrest the suspect.

A Judicial Interim Release hearing was held and the suspect, 28 year old Kelly Renaud of Bonnyville, was remanded into custody until last Thursday for a court appearance.

In addition to two outstanding traffic warrants, he faces multiple new charges, including dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, operation while prohibited, flight from a peace officer, and unauthorized possession of a weapon, with brass knuckles.

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.