News

New West officers nab wanted suspect

New Westminster police caught a wanted suspect in a speeding vehicle without a high-speed chase Monday afternoon.

NWPD say two officers had just finished up a traffic stop in the 400 block of Ninth Street when a BMW 328i came whipping south down Ninth. They officers tried to flag him over but the vehicle only slowed enough so it could go around them and then sped away. The officers hopped in their cars but as they did they noticed the vehicle make two quick right turns, the last one into a dead end parking lot in an apartment building on 10th.

Police said the vehicle's driver tried to flee on foot but the officers caught him and arrested him before finding out he was prohibited from driving as well as having several outstanding warrants against him.

According to NWPD, the vehicle was impounded and the driver, Donald Ryan Stalker, 26, of Richmond is facing several charges in connection with the incident and was held for court on the warrants which included three from West Vancouver for occupying a vehicle with a firearm, possessing a firearm and obstructing a police officer. Richmond RCMP also had two breach of probation warrants out against him.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

B.C.-only wines to come to some grocery stores
 
Hunters protest shift favouring non-residents
 
Lack of addiction treatment flagged by crime panel
Police show solidarity for officer charged with murder
 
No injuries in fiery Lamborghini crash in South Surrey
 
Pedestrian dies crossing South Surrey highway
A unique move to Mission
 
Two injured in four-vehicle crash in Langley
 
Roads study provides ammunition for District of Kent

Community Events, December 2014

Add an Event