A 25-year-old Winnipeg man is facing a number of charges after attempting to flee from police in a stolen vehicle.
On Thursday night a police patrol supervisor saw a stolen vehicle travelling in the area of Panet Road and Dugald Road.
Air-1 and additional patrol units converged on the area. Air-1 tracked the vehicle as it continued to flee in a dangerous manner. Although an attempt was made to use a tire deflation device it was unsuccessful. Police say that at one point during the chase the vehicle was seen driving across the boulevard and onto a sidewalk.
About 20 minutes after the pursuit began the vehicle came to a stop in the Munroe West area. The driver attempted to resist arrest but was quickly placed in custody.
A search of the vehicle uncovered a knife, cocaine, methamphetamine, 28 unknown pills and a small amount of cash.
Police say that the driver was the subject of Canada-wide warrant of apprehension and suspension of his parole and was also prohibited from driving for life.
Allan David Graveline of Winnipeg was charged for his alleged involvement with Flight While Pursued by Peace Officer, Dangerous Operation of a Conveyance,Possession of a Weapon, Possession of a Scheduled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking Cocaine, Possession of a Scheduled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking Methamphetamine, Resist Peace Officer, Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5000, Possession of Proceeds of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5000 and Operation of a Conveyance While Prohibited Pursuant to Federal or Provincial Act.
Graveline was detained in custody.
© News4.ca 2021