However, he fled the scene, after colliding with a police cruiser, and pushing it out of the way. The truck – stolen in Grande Prairie – was found a short distance from the crash site, but it had been abandoned by the driver.

Following about a one hour search, which involved a police dog, a man surrendered to police in the back yard of a Dawson Creek residence where he had been hiding. A 22 year old Alberta suspect is in police custody, pending a court appearance on charges of Possession of Stolen Property, Flight from Police and Dangerous Operation of a Motor Vehicle. He’s also being investigated in connection with other Alberta arrest warrants.