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Wednesday , 8 July 2020

Bonnyville police arrest man for leaving the scene of collision

Bonnyville RCMP arrested a 44-year-old Bonnyville man for leaving the scene of a single-vehicle collision.

Police received a complaint that there had been a single-vehicle collision last week where the driver left the scene on foot.

Fresh footprints lead back to the suspect’s residence.

After RCMP requested a telewarrant to enter a dwelling house and once inside the residence located 44-year-old Travis Slipchuk of Bonnyville and arrested him without incident.

Also located inside the residence was weapons and alcohol, all against is probation order and his firearm’s prohibition.

Slipchuk faces a total of nine Criminal Code charges and is set to appear in court on November 26 in Bonnyville.

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.