Dawson Creek Mayor on arrest of suspected EnCana Bomber

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The Mayor of Dawson Creek says he’s relieved that the RCMP has a person in custody, relating to the EnCana Bombings.

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At around 8:00 a.m. on Friday, RCMP members from E and K Divisions, led by the Integrated National Security Enforcement Team, began searching a large rural property located near Hythe, Alberta.

One male associated with the property has been taken into custody. His name cannot be released since he has not been formally charged.

Dawson Creek Mayor Mike Bernier …

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RCMP Spokesperson Tim Shields says a man in his 50’s or 60’s was taken into custody around 8 a.m. this morning on the farm about 25 kilometres east of the B.C.-Alberta border.

There’s widespread speculation that the property belongs to Wiebo Ludwig, who was responsible for similar pipeline bombings ten years ago. But Mike Bernier says he hasn’t heard who is in custody.

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There have been six pipeline bombings in the Tomslake area since October 2008 targeting infrastructure operated by Calgary-based EnCana.

More information will be posted as it becomes available.

– For a statement from EnCana Corp. Click Here.
– For a story on Richard Boonstra’s reaction on his long-time friend’s arrest, Click Here.
– For RCMP Spokesperson Tim Shields take on this developing story, Click Here.
– Wiebo Ludwig appeared on 100.1 Moose FM’s Issues and Answers in October 2009. Click here to listen to the whole show.

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