February 12, 2019 8:10 pm

Man with outstanding warrants arrested in Salmon Arm

Salmon Arm RCMP say they arrested a man who had outstanding warrants for his arrest. A police dog was used to track him after he tried to evade the RCMP twice.

Global News File

It took the help of a police dog, but a man was arrested after trying to evade Salmon Arm RCMP twice.

Police say they tried to pull over a vehicle, but it fled from them on two separate occasions. The vehicle was later found in a ditch in the Notch Hill area.

Police say two persons fled the vehicle, but, following a lengthy track by a police dog, a man was found while trying to hide from police.

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Police say the man is not from Salmon Arm, but he had outstanding arrest warrants from Kamloops, Merritt and Vancouver.

The arrest warrants were for obstructing a police officer, failing to comply with recognizance, assaulting a police officer, possession of stolen property over $5,000 and obstruction of a police officer.

Police say a female was arrested near the scene, but was released. Police added they are investigating property that was found inside the vehicle.

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