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UPDATE: The story has been changed as the wanted man was located.

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. — Darin Chad Loeppky, who was wanted by police in October, was found in Alberta on November 8th.

He will be transported back to B.C. to attend court.

The arrest came after an incident that reportedly occurred on Thursday, October 20th, 2022.

Mounties located Loeppky in the area of 78A Street and 93rd Avenue in Fort St. John, where they attempted to arrest Loeppky on outstanding warrants, but he fled from police and was not located.

Chad Neustaeter with the Fort St. John RCMP says an unendorsed warrant was issued in this matter for obstruction to resist arrest on October 21st.

Loeppky was also wanted on three additional unendorsed warrants out of Dawson Creek for possession of stolen property, possession of stolen property over $5,000 and a breach of release order.

According to Neustaeter, Loeppky was an inter-jurisdictional offender with connections to Fort St. John, Hudson’s Hope, Chetwynd, Tumbler Ridge, Dawson Creek, Grande Prairie, Beaverlodge and Spirit River.

If anyone has any information on Loeppky’s whereabouts, they are asked to contact the Fort St. John RCMP at 250-787-8100 or the nearest RCMP detachment.

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Shailynn Foster

Shailynn Foster is a news reporter for Shailynn has been writing since she was 7 years old, but only recently started her journey as a journalist. Shailynn was born and raised in Fort St. John and she watches way too much YouTube, Netflix and Disney+ during the week while playing DND on the weekends.