Creston RCMP arrest US fugitive
Creston RCMP said Friday that officers arrested a wanted American fugitive in the Creston Valley.
RCMP said in a media release that officers made the arrest, without incident, in the 1600 Block of Northwest Boulevard in Creston.
Creston RCMP were alerted Friday that American fugitive, Cole Levine, in the Creston Valley.
RCMP said that Levine was wanted in the United States for rape, attempted kidnapping, and aggravated assault and was a top priority fugitive in the United States.
Levine, who surrendered to Creston officers without incident, is being held in custody with the Creston RCMP.
“This was another outstanding response and performance by Creston Detachment’s frontline team,” says Detachment Commander S/Sgt. Brandon Buliziuk.
“I am proud of my officers for their excellent work on this file and arresting such a dangerous individual.”
Creston RCMP is now liaising with Canada Border Services and the United States authorities to return Levine back to the United States.