Strathcona County RCMP Property Crime Unit Arrests Male Suspect After Fleeing Police

Nov 10, 2021 

Strathcona County RCMP Property Crime Unit arrests male suspect after fleeing police

Strathcona County, Alta. - Strathcona County RCMP Property Crime Unit has arrested a male in relation to several driving offences.

On Nov. 2, 2021 at 5:55 p.m., a member of the Strathcona County Property Crime Unit began investigating a suspicious vehicle at the Esso gas station on Highway 16 near Ardrossan, Alta. The member determined the plate did not match the vehicle description and police attempted to stop the vehicle for a traffic violation.

The vehicle continued westbound on Highway 16 towards Edmonton, Alta. and refused to stop for police. The vehicle fled into Edmonton and was located by police at a gas station on Victoria Trail where the male suspect was arrested without incident.

Police determined that the male was already on conditions stemming from charges out of Vermilion, Alta in Oct. 2021.

Greg Wilson (29) of Vermillion, Alta. has been charged with:

  • Flight from police
  • Dangerous operation of a motor vehicle
  • Operation of a motor vehicle while prohibited
  • Fail to comply

Wilson was remanded into custody following a Judicial Interim Hearing and is scheduled to appear in Sherwood Park Provincial Court on Nov. 10, 2021.

If you have any information on this crime or any other crime, you are asked to contact theStrathcona County RCMP at 780-467-7741 or your local police detachment. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online or by using the "P3 Tips" app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.