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It started with allegation of domestic violence and got a whole lot worse

April 11, 2016 - 12:42 PM

KELOWNA - Mounties have a man in custody after a long trail of alleged crimes that began with a 911 call.

RCMP spokesperson Jesse O'Donaghey says in a media release police were called to a domestic assault from a home in the 4600 block of Gordon Drive just before 5 p.m. yesterday, April 10, but when they arrived, learned the man had already left in his Dodge Ram pickup truck. 

But the calls just kept coming as people complained the driver was acting erratically, including hitting signs and a light standard.

The last calls reported the vehicle at the top of Knox Mountain, stopped against the barrier of a lookout. Officers found their suspect passed out behind the wheel.

They arrested a 46-year-old man and are considering a host of charges including assault, uttering threats, unlawful confinement, flight from police, impaired driving, hit and run and more. The 32-year-old woman who made the initial call was treated for non-life threatening injuries, O'Donaghey says in the release.

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