Man wanted on Canada-wide warrant in court

A man wanted on a Canada-wide warrant for drug and weapon charges and an accomplice will face a litany of charges in Red Deer provincial court this morning.

A man wanted on a Canada-wide warrant for drug and weapon charges and an accomplice will face a litany of charges in Red Deer provincial court this morning.

Blackfalds RCMP responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle in a rural location south of Red Deer on Saturday morning.

Police attempted to pull the vehicle over but the driver refused to stop and the vehicle which turned out to be stolen got stuck in a field.

Two occupants fled the area on foot. Police pursued the occupants into the east side of Gasoline Alley until they were cornered in a small wooded area.

Police apprehended a 34-year-old man with a firearm and a 25-year-old woman.

Names have not been released.