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UPDATE: RCMP arrest Jaffray suspect

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By Lone Sheep Publishing
May 8th, 2024

RCMP said the suspect involved in an incident (Wednesday) May 8, 2024, has been arrested.

RCMP said that on May 10th, 2024, Elk Valley officers safely located and arrested a 39-year-old man in connection with a May 8th, 2024 disturbance which resulted in a weapons complaint.

Police said the man, who is local to the area, faces firearms, assault and driving related charges.

Elk Valley RCMP thanks the community for their patience while the search took place,” says Cpl. James Grandy, BC RCMP spokesperson.

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Jaffray suspect ‘not located yet’ — RCMP

RCMP said as of Thursday,  May 9th, 2024, the suspect in the Jaffray incident, that happened Wednesday, has not yet been located.

“There continues to be no active threat to the public, but given the suspect is still at large, we’re asking the public to call 911 should they see the vehicle in question,” says Cpl. James Grandy, BC RCMP spokesperson.

“RCMP resources are in place, continuing to actively search for the suspect.”

RCMP are asking the public that should they see the suspect vehicle to call 911.

RCMP are releasing a photograph taken of suspects Ford F-150 truck, grey in colour, with damage and front licence plate of SM9740.

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Police search for potentially-armed suspect around Jaffray

On the morning of May 8, 2024, frontline officers were dispatched to a rural property near Baynes Lake, near the community of Jaffray, BC, for a report of a disturbance involving a weapon.

“No one has been reported injured,” says Cpl. James Grandy, BC RCMP spokesperson. “However, a police presence will be seen in near the community of Jaffray, BC, as officers search for the suspect involved.”

“At this time, the incident appears to be targeted,” Grandy said. “Police continue to monitor this event and its associated risk to public safety. The suspect does not appear to be an active threat, but does remain at large. Officers are working diligently to locate and apprehend the suspect.”

The suspect vehicle is described as an older model dark grey Ford F-150, with a headache rack, camouflage along the sides, and heavy damage to the windshield and front-end.

“Police are asking the public to call 911 should they observe the suspect vehicle, and to not engage with the driver,” explains Cpl. Grandy.

The investigation is still early and ongoing.

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