Support Fort St John News

DAWSON CREEK, B.C. – The Dawson Creek RCMP announced that on July 14th, 2020, while on patrol, officers observed a vehicle leaving a well-known residence that is associated with drugs.

The vehicle was then followed to a local business where officers attempted to initiate a traffic stop. The vehicle failed to stop and instead sped off in a dangerous manner striking the side of a parked vehicle.

Due to risk to the general public, officers did not pursue but were able to notice which direction the vehicle travelled. With the help from witnesses, patrols were able to locate the vehicle parked in a residential neighbourhood.

One of the suspects was identified walking away from the vehicle and was arrested immediately. With the help from the Police Service Dog, “Hammer”, the second suspect was found hiding nearby and was also arrested.

Sheldon Caldwell, 48 years-old has been charged with Possession of Break-in Tools and Alan Renouf, 39 years-old, has been charged with Flight from Police and Dangerous Driving.

Both men have been released pending their first court appearance.

Report an error

Read our guiding principles

Thanks for reading!

Energeticcity.ca is the voice of the Peace, bringing issues that matter to the forefront with independent journalism. Our job is to share the unique values of the Peace region with the rest of B.C. and make sure those in power hear us. From your kids’ lemonade stand to natural resource projects, we cover it – but we need your support. Give $10 a month to Energeticcity.ca today and be the reason we can cover the next story. 

More stories you might like