High Prairie, Alta. - On Sept. 16, 2021, Slave Lake RCMP and High Prairie RCMP located a male suspect wanted for armed robbery and other firearms offences out of High Prairie, Alta.
The suspect and a female occupant were observed leaving Slave Lake, Alta. in a vehicle and shortly after the Alberta RCMP Emergency Response Team (ERT) and RCMP Police Dog Service (PDS) were called in to assist with the apprehension.
Police continued to follow the vehicle into Sherwood Park, Alta. where the suspect was driving dangerously and swerving into oncoming traffic.
The vehicle came to a stop stopped in the Nottingham area of Sherwood Park, Alta. and two suspects fled the scene. Both occupants were located and arrested by police with the assistance of the RCMP Police Dog Service and Strathcona County RCMP.
Jericho Grey (25) of Atikameg, Whitefish First Nation, Alta. was arrested for his outstanding warrant and additional offences which include:
- Possession of weapon for dangerous purpose (x5)
- Obstruct a police officer
- Dangerous operation of a motor vehicle
- Operation of a motor vehicle while prohibited
- Possession of an illegal substance (x2)
Grey was remanded into custody and is scheduled to appear in Sherwood Park Provincial Court on Sept. 22, 2021.
The female occupant was released without charges.
If you have information about this incident or any other illegal activity, please call the High Prairie RCMP at 780-523-3370 or their local police. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the "P3 Tips" app available through the Apple App or Google Play.