A Medicine Hat, Alberta man faces several charges after Swift Current RCMP responded to a call of a stolen vehicle last week.
On January 27th, just before midnight, RCMP responded to the call of someone driving erratically on Highway 1, west of Swift Current.
Police found the vehicle parked near a set of weigh scales and when they approached, two men fled on foot.
One man was arrested.
25-year old Justin Shawn Yaholnitsky’s charges include possession of stolen property and uttering death threats.
The second man was able to flee in a stolen vehicle.
Maple Creek RCMP attempted to stop the vehicle, but for safety reasons, had to stop.
Police are looking for a 1995 Chev 1500 pickup, green with maroon accents, with a large white water tank and two large toolboxes in the back,
The licence plate is SK RLM156.
Police would like to remind the public to lock vehicle doors and remove keys from vehicles to deter theft.
Keys left in the vehicle, especially in the ignition, are easily seen and used by thieves.