On August 1st, 2018, Police in Oliver were attempting to locate and arrest Simon BELL on an outstanding warrant.
BELL was believed to be driving a stolen Ford F350, burgundy in colour, which had been reported stolen earlier that day. BELL was spotted by Officers in the stolen vehicle parked at a residence. Upon Police moving in to arrest BELL, he put the truck in gear and backed up, striking one of the officer’s hands and arm.
On August 3rd, Officer’s located and arrested BELL at an arrest in Oliver. He was taken into custody without issue, and faces numerous charges.
“Mr. Bell has been a priority offender in the region for some time, and tremendous efforts have been taken to prevent him from causing further harm to the community”, explains Cst. James Grandy.