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GRANDE PRAIRIE, A.B. – One man has been arrested in Grande Prairie after a stolen vehicle was recovered by police.

On Saturday, December 17th at approximately 3:00 p.m., police located a suspicious parked vehicle in the area of 94 Street and 101 Avenue. The RCMP confirmed that the vehicle had been reported stolen at the end of November. A male suspect was located in the area and attempted to flee from police. After a short foot chase, the suspect was apprehended.

34 year-old Grande Prairie resident Christopher Hanson was arrested and charged with:

  • Possession of stolen property over $5000
  • Resisting arrest
  • Theft under $5000
  • Two counts of failing to comply with conditions of recognizance
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Additionally, Hanson was wanted on 10 outstanding warrants stemming from Valleyview and Grande Prairie. He will appear in court in Grande Prairie on December 19th.

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