Anzac Man Arrested After Allegedly Fleeing & Ramming Police Vehicle Around Smoky Lake

A 36-year-old man from Anzac is being charged after allegedly fleeing and ramming a police vehicle near Smoky Lake.

Around 1 p.m. on February 21, Lac La Biche RCMP drove to a residence in Kikino to arrest a man wanted for an armed robbery in Boyle.

As they were approaching, the wanted individual and two other men fled.

The Mounties decided to set up multiple tire deflation devices on a rural road near Highway 28, however, the vehicle rammed a police vehicle twice in an attempt to avoid the device.

The police claim the vehicle eventually lost control and went into a ditch, where they were able to arrest the three men.

Anzac resident Damion Troy Quintal was charged with 10 offences including dangerous operation of a vehicle, two counts of assault with a weapon on a police officer, and two counts of failing to comply with a release order.

He remains in police custody and is scheduled to appear in a Lac La Biche courtroom on March 8, 2021.

Thirty-year-old Rory Allan Cardinal from Lac La Biche was charged for the armed robbery in Boyle.

The third man, who was not named, was released without any charges.

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