RCMP seek public assistance in locating wanted male

By Keanna Nelson (B94 Newsroom)
December 20, 2017 - 9:10am Updated: January 3, 2018 - 12:31pm

 

UPDATE [Jan. 3] RCMP say Whitford has been arrested and is scheduled to appear in court today. 
 

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Rocky Mountain House RCMP are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a 25-year-old male.

Jamie Jerome Whitford has a warrant out for his arrest following an incident which occurred on December 18. 

RCMP say at 7:15 p.m. they received a report of a disturbance at a residence on the O’Chiese First Nation involving a gunshot.  Several people were inside the residence and fortunately no one was harmed during this incident.

RCMP responded and located the suspect male driving a black Chevrolet pickup truck.  Efforts were made to conduct a traffic stop, however, the male fled and the RCMP did not pursue. 

Whitford is facing charges including firearms charges, assault with a weapon and disobeying an order of court.

RCMP say they believe Whitford is in possession of a firearm, and caution is urged if anyone is in contact with him. 

Whitford is described as:

          -Indigenous
          -5’9” tall / 140 lbs
          -Short brown hair / brown eyes

He was last seen driving a black Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck, with an Alberta license of BWZ 2117.

If you have information about this investigation or the whereabouts of Jamie Whitford, please call the Rocky Mountain House RCMP at 403-845-2882.

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