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Suspect Arrested in Bank Robbery Spree

Saturday, January 31, 2015 @ 9:12 AM

Prince George, B.C. – Police in Alberta have arrested a man suspected of carrying out a string of robberies at financial institutions in B.C., Alberta and Saskatchewan since the beginning of December.

Cpl. Marlene Brown at the RCMP’s Alberta K Division headquarters in Edmonton says a 26-year-old man was arrested around 2:30pm Friday in a motel room in the area of 109th Street and 100th Avenue in Grande Prairie.  Cpl. Brown says the arrest involved the RCMP Serious Crimes Branch, the General Investigations Section of the Grande Prairie detachment and the K Division Emergency Response Team.  The suspect was taken into custody without incident.

Cpl. Brown could not say how police came to zero in on the suspect’s location and also had no indication whether the man was armed at the time of his arrest. She says the suspect has no fixed address and is being held in custody pending a court appearance.

The RCMP in Grande Prairie will be providing an update on Monday regarding the arrest and charges the suspect will be facing. They will also be releasing particulars about the suspect, including his name.

Police in the three western-most provinces have been investigating a string of armed robberies at financial institutions which began December 1st, 2014 in Princeton. They continued at:


Vernon, B.C. Dec. 9th

High River, Alta Dec 19th

Merritt, B.C. Dec 23rd

Swift Current, Sask. Jan. 8th

Lethbridge, Alta Jan. 13th

Claresholm, Alta Jan. 16th

Aldergrove, B.C. Jan 21st

Dawson Creek, B.C. Jan. 28th


Police indicated all of the robberies involved a weapon and in all cases the suspect fled the scene on foot with an undisclosed amount of money. No employees or customers were physically injured in any of the robberies. Police had also stated that a vehicle of interest in the investigation was a Silver GMC Envoy. There is no indication whether such a vehicle has been located or seized, or whether any money has been recovered.


Now that’s darn good news.

Is he out yet?

He won’t be out on a PTA (promise to appear) anytime soon…

He probably needed all that money just to drive around! I hope they throw the book at him.

“I hope they throw the book at him”.

Doubt that will happen. He will just claim he suffers from daddy issue and will be back on the street.

His mommy took his lollipop away from him when he was 3 and now he is emotionally scarred

I could care less what his problem is. Elect me and these types won’t be bothering anyone!


Quiet talking like a truck driver. lol

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