Grande Prairie RCMP arrest male after responding to complaint of suspicious vehicle

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GRANDE PRAIRIE, A.B. – On Friday morning, August 7, at 11:45 a.m., Grande Prairie RCMP say they responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle parked near the Canfor bridge South of Grande Prairie.

The description and licence plate matched a vehicle that police had attempted the previous night for driving dangerously.

Grande Prairie RCMP officers attended the scene and located an adult male and female youth in the vehicle.

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The driver exited the vehicle with a knife in his hand but quickly dropped it and was arrested along with the passenger without further incident.

Following a search, police seized brass knuckles, a replica handgun, and a machete, along with illicit drugs.

24-year-old Joshua Walters-Dugas has been charged and the female youth was also arrested for outstanding warrants.

Walters-Dugas is scheduled to appear in court on Wednesday, August 12.

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