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
Zachary Purdy remains in police custody.