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Sunday , 5 July 2020

Bonnyville man faces charges after flight from police

Sixty-year-old Bonnyville man Lionel Normand faces a series of charges after flight from police on June 1.

Normand was charged by the Bonnyville RCMP with driving while prohibited, possession of methamphetamine, flight from police, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, failure to comply with an undertaking from an officer in charge.

Normand was seen by police after having an unsecured load in his trunk.

Normand fled from police but was found a block away from his ditched vehicle in a back alley.

He was released by a judge on a judicial release hearing on $4000 no cash bail.

About Michael Menzies

Menzies is the editor-at-large for Connect Media. 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.