On Nov. 18, the McLennan RCMP Detachment responded to a complaint and information, indicating that an accused male wanted on outstanding warrants of arrest was at a residence in Donnelly.
The RCMP responded to the call for service. Upon arrival, a male matching the description of the accused was observed entering a residence.
The RCMP surrounded and secured the residence and completed a Warrant to Enter a Dwelling.
The warrant was executed with the RCMP Police Dog Services.
Thirty-year-old Shawn Carlin Griffiths, originally from Peace River, was located and arrested in a crawl space under the residence. Griffiths remains in custody and faces numerous charges, including:
. Domestic assault with a weapon and four charges of failing to comply with conditions of a release document, all stemming from an incident on Nov. 15.
. Three charges of failing to comply with conditions of a previous release, from the arrest and investigation on Nov. 18.
Griffiths is being held in custody and was to appear in court on Dec. 1.
The McLennan RCMP would like to remind the public to report suspicious activity to the nearest RCMP detachment or other police agency.
Please ensure to lock and secure your vehicles, quads, outbuildings, homes and businesses in an effort to deter thefts and/or vandalism.
Information can be shared anonymously. You can call, text or type your tup to Crime Stoppers. Crime Stoppers can be reached at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). You can text the tip by typing the key word “tip 252,” followed by the information and then simply text it to CRIMES (274637).
Crime Stoppers is a charitable non-profit organization that provides an anonymous phone line that rewards individuals up to $2,000, who report tips regarding crimes. The program is administered in Edmonton and the province, from Maskwacis north.