On Aug. 1, 2022 at approximately 2:00 a.m., Grande Prairie RCMP were conducting patrols in the area of 96 St. and 116 Ave. when the officer recognized a vehicle that had previously failed to stop for police on July 21, 2022.

The officer attempted a traffic stop however the vehicle fled from police at a high rate of speed. A short time later the same suspect vehicle collided with a RCMP police motor vehicle in the area of 102 St. and 107 Ave.

The driver of the suspect vehicle was arrested and taken to hospital with non life threatening injuries. The RCMP officer was also taken to hospital with non life threatening injuries.

Kolten Weaver (21) of Grande Prairie, Alta has been charged with:

·Flight from police x 2

·Dangerous driving causing bodily harm

·Fail to comply with probation order

·Operation of a motor vehicle while prohibited

Following a judicial release hearing Weaver was remanded into custody to appear in Grande Prairie Provincial Court on Aug. 8, 2022.

Information provided by the Grande Prairie RCMP