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Saturday , 19 June 2021

RCMP charge Edmonton man after nearly colliding with police

An Edmonton man has been charged after nearly colliding with an RCMP vehicle.

In the early morning Thursday, RCMP initiated a traffic stop with a vehicle that had stopped past the stop line and almost collided with the police vehicle.

The officer completed a standardized field sobriety testing and the driver.

A drug recognition did a full examination and found conclusively there was evidence for drug impairment.

Ryan Deslongchamps from Edmonton faces multiple charges including possession of property obtained by crime and possession of schedule 1 opioid.

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.