On April 3 just after 5:00 AM the Cold Lake RCMP were dispatched to a car-jacking where the suspect abandoned the vehicle he had stolen only to steal another one then headed toward Bonnyville.
Bonnyville RCMP located the suspect and initiated a police pursuit that lasted several minutes throughout the town of Bonnyville. The pursuit involved a police spike belt and a collision between the suspect vehicle and an independent motorist. No injuries were sustained by anyone involved.
A 23 year old male from Cold Lake First Nations was arrested and is currently awaiting a bail hearing. He is facing multiple pending charges including Robbery, Dangerous Operation of a Motor Vehicle, Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose, Flight from Police, Possession of Stolen Property and Breaches.
Anyone who believes they may have come in contact with this male during these alleged offences is asked to contact either the Cold Lake RCMP at 780-594-3302 or Bonnyville RCMP at 780-343-7200.