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Driving dangerously and flight from police leads to two people arrested

Bonnyville RCMP with the help of St Paul RCMP, Cold Lake PDS and Harp arrest two after dangerous operation of a motor vehicle.

On July 15, 2019 at approximately 02:15 p.m., Bonnyville GIS members observed Travis GORDON (1992-10-20) and a 32 year old female in a black car engage in a suspected drug deal. Bonnyville RCMP members spotted the suspect vehicle driving on the wrong side of the highway at high speeds on highway 659 east of the town of Bonnyville.

The suspects driving pattern caused multiple other drivers to veer off the roadway into the ditch to avoid a serious collision. The suspect failed to stop for police at this time.  The two suspects were later apprehended by the Cold Lake Police Dog; Harp, in the St Paul area.

Travis GORDON (26) of Bonnyville has been charged with the following Criminal Code offences:

  • Dangerous operation of motor vehicle
  • Flight from peace officer
  • Obstruction
  • Operation while prohibited

Travis GORDON (26) of Bonnyville was also charged with the following Traffic Safety Act offences:

  • Operate motor vehicle without subsisting certificate of registration
  • Drive uninsured motor vehicle on highway

The 32 year old female of Bonnyville was charged with the following Criminal Code offences:

  • Flight from peace officer
  • Obstruction

Travis GORDON was remanded into custody and will appear in front of a Judge on July 18, 2019 in St Paul, Alberta.

The 32 year old female was released by a Justice on her own recognizance and will also appear in front of  a Judge on July 18, 2019 in St Paul, Alberta.

The Bonnyville RCMP is requesting any member of the public who witnessed a black Oldsmobile Alero car driving erratically on highway 659 east of the new 7-Eleven on July 15th, 2019 to come forward and provide a statement to the RCMP.

The investigation is ongoing and police are asking if you have any information on this or any other crime to please call the Bonnyville RCMP at 780-343-7200 or call your local police.  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.