Wednesday, 16 May 2018

Barrhead RCMP arrest wanted male for assault

RCMP Alberta – On May 11, 2018 at approximately 2:30 p.m., Barrhead RCMP responded to a report of an assault in progress near the hospital in Barrhead.  A suspect male fled in a vehicle before police arrived. The suspect vehicle was located a short time later and further information lead to a warrant being executed at a residence in Barrhead.  Police made contact with the male suspect who was inside the residence and arrested him without incident. 

“We will continue to focus our efforts on repeat offenders,” says Corporal Riley Sutherland, Barrhead RCMP. “We appreciate the public calling us right away when they witness crimes taking place.”

Curtis Powder, a 34-year-old from Barrhead who is known to police was charged with the following Criminal Code offences:

· Possession of a prohibited weapon

· Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose

· Breach of probation (x3)

At the time of his arrest, Curtis Powder was also wanted on a warrant from Fort Saskatchewan RCMP for being unlawfully at large. He was remanded into custody and appeared today in Barrhead Provincial Court.

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