RCMP arrest suspect wanted on 12 warrants

Red Deer City RCMP would like to thank both the media and the citizen’s of Red Deer in assisting for their help in locating wanted suspect William Johnston.

William Russell Sonny Johnston

William Russell Sonny Johnston

Red Deer City RCMP have arrested a man who was wanted on a variety of charges.

At about 7:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Red Deer City RCMP found Johnston in a residence in Red Deer County. He was arrested without incident.

On Feb. 17, police issued a statement asking for public’s help in tracking down 32-year-old William Russell Sonny Johnston, who had 12 Alberta-wide warrants out for his arrest.

Johnston was wanted on various alleged offences including assault, uttering threats, harassing phone calls, mischief and fraud.

Johnston was remanded into custody and is to appear in Red Deer provincial court today.