Driver leads RCMP on chase from Banff to Shuswap
Howard Alexander - News Editor
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November 26, 2015 - 3:41 PM
SALMON ARM – It started with a man fleeing a traffic stop in Banff and ended on a logging road in the Shuswap yesterday.
RCMP gave chase when a driver took off after getting pulled over in Banff on Nov. 25, according to a media release.
Police from several jurisdictions including Revelstoke, Sicamous and Salmon Arm kept tabs on the driver as he made his way west on the Trans Canada Highway.
A 57-year-old Saskatchewan man was arrested by officers from Salmon Arm after a police dog tracked him down when he ditched his vehicle on a logging road near Canoe last night around 9:15 p.m.
“Investigators are continuing the investigation into the reasons as to why the man caused a multi-jurisdictional pursuit,” Cpl. Thomas Blakney says in the release.
The driver remains in custody. No word on what charges police are considering.
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