News

Wanted man runs straight into Surrey cop's arms

  -
— image credit:

A fugitive wanted on a Canada-wide warrant tried to run from a Transit Police officer in Surrey last Friday night – only to bump right into an RCMP officer.

It was shortly before midnight on July 26 that a transit officer at the Gateway SkyTrain station saw two men who appeared to be in the midst of a drug deal. As he approached, the men saw him and ran.

The officer recognized one of them as a wanted man from a police bulletin and gave chase.

The suspect ran southbound from the station, near 108 Avenue and 134 Street, turned the corner at 108 Avenue, and ran directly into a Surrey RCMP officer who was on routine patrol in the area.

The man was taken into custody and turned over to Transit Police. The second man got away.

Vancouver's Fabian Yule Brown, 39, was arrested on three warrants involving five charges.

The Canada-wide warrant was for two counts of robbery and one of break and enter. There was also a Surrey RCMP warrant for drug possession and an Integrated Road Safety Unit warrant for prohibited driving.

Brown is in custody and has a court appearance Aug. 6.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Dangerous ride through North Surrey
 
Coroner probes B.C. youth suicides
 
Intersection closed after South Surrey crash knocks out power
UPDATED: P3 water project rejected
 
New Officer in Charge excited for posting
 
B.C. teachers endorse six-year deal, 86 per cent in favour (with VIDEO)
Funding to expand Cheam wetlands trail announced
 
Top Stories of 2011: Race for Chilliwack school board draws a crowd
 
Community celebrates life of Lilee-Jean

Community Events, September 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Sep 18 edition online now. Browse the archives.