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Red Deer RCMP arrest male in Deer Park after investigation

July 2, 2020 1:14 PM

Red Deer, Alta. – Yesterday, Red Deer RCMP’s Crime Reduction Team and Police Dog Services arrested a male in Deer Park after an investigation led to a residence. 

The incident began when the male, a known prohibited driver and repeat offender, fled from police attempting to conduct a traffic stop. Through intelligence-led policing, the male driver was identified to be in a house in Deer Park. A warrant was authorized for police to enter the home to arrest the male. 

Twenty-nine-year-old Zachary Purdy faces the following charges:

  • Flight from police
  • Two counts of dangerous driving
  • Three counts of driving while prohibited
  • Obstruction

Zachary Purdy remains in police custody.

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