Wanted man located and arrested in Quesnel


2022-03-08 12:15 PST

File # 2021-10906

A man was arrested in Quesnel on a Canada-wide warrant.

On March 8, 2022 around 11:32 a.m., Quesnel RCMP with the assistance of the RCMP North District Emergency Response Team, arrested Robert Hendrikus Hovestad, age 33 on a Canada-wide warrant. Hovestad was found hiding out in a residence on Allard Street. Hovestad initially refused to come out of the residence, but after a short interaction, he exited the residence and surrendered to police without incident.

Hovestad was wanted on a Canada-wide warrant for a Parole violation. The Quesnel RCMP had requested the public’s assistance in locating Hovestad on January 27, 2022.

We would like to thank all the members of the community for being vigilant in attempts to help locate this man and bring him safely into custody, says Sgt. Clay Kronebusch, of the Quesnel RCMP. The safety of the public remains our top priority.

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Sgt. Clay Kronebusch

Media Relations Officer
Quesnel RCMP
584 Carson Ave Quesnel BC V2J 2B5
Office: 250-992-9211

Email: clay.kronebusch@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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