Horse Lake man charged after driving dangerously in stolen vehicle
(supplied by Alberta RCMP)
Beaverlodge RCMP has found a vehicle stolen from Grande Prairie following a report of a dangerous driver. On July 10th around 7 a.m., Beaverlodge RCMP received a call about a person driving erratically on Highway 43 near Highway 672.
The caller reported that the driver crashed the vehicle into a ditch and then left on foot. They alleged the man then tried to seal an ATV on a nearby property but was chased away by the homeowner. He then tried to get a ride from a different homeowner but was blocked. Police arrived and arrested the man without incident but a knife was found inside the vehicle.
28-year-old Arlen Jake Camille Ferguson of Horse Lake has been charged with possession of stolen property over $5,000, attempted theft of a motor vehicle, failing to remain at the scene and failure to comply.
Ferguson will remain in custody until his bail hearing on July 15th.