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Wanted man arrested in Grande Prairie after stolen vehicle recovered

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

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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