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High risk offender suspect held in Lloydminster

A wanted high risk offender has been arrested by Lloydminster RCMP. The suspect was taken into custody on Sept. 29. Officers with the Lloydminster RCMP General Investigation Section saw the individual driving in the city at about 5 p.m.

The Edmonton-suspect was wanted on outstanding warrants from several jurisdictions.

Officers say they followed the suspect’s vehicle to a home near 15th Street and 48th Avenue. However the man ran off through several backyards to escape police.

Police received numerous 911 calls with information on where the suspect might be. The Lloydminster RCMP Crime Reduction Unit and Police Dog Services were deployed leading to the arrest of the suspect.

Mitchell Moyah has been charged with:

  • Possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking
  • Resisting arrest
  • Possession of property obtained by crime for the purpose of trafficking under $5000
  • Two counts of possession of weapons contrary to order
  • Failure to comply with a release order condition.

Twenty-three year old Moyah had 28 outstanding warrants from Edmonton and Lloydminster at the time of his arrest, including several charges of flight from a police officer. Moyah was remanded into custody to appear in Lloydminster Saskatchewan Provincial Court on Oct. 11.

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The Lloydminster RCMP thanks the public for reporting sightings of the suspect saying, “it contributed greatly to the eventual capture.”

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