PICKERING, ON, June 27 /CNW/ - A high-risk offender was arrested on a
Canada Wide Warrant for Attempted Murder, Armed Robbery, Aggravated Assault
and Possession of a Weapon in the Pickering area on Wednesday June 27th, 2007
by members of the RCMP Immigration Task Force (ITF). The RCMP Immigration Task
Force, in cooperation with the Durham Regional Police Offender Management Unit
and RCMP Police Dog Services, conducted a vehicle stop where this subject was
arrested without incident. The RCMP Immigration Task Force received an urgent
request for assistance from New Brunswick RCMP and launched an intensive
search for this high risk violent offender. As a result, members of the RCMP
ITF attended a Pickering residence in the area of Denby Drive, where it was
believed the wanted male was seeking sanctuary.
Arrested was David Thomas MILLER, 24 yrs, of Pickering Ontario. MILLER
had been charged with Attempted Murder, Armed Robbery, Aggravated Assault and
Possession of a Weapon following a stabbing incident which took place in the
County of Westmoreland, New Brunswick in 2005.
"Cooperation between law enforcement agencies and the community is
essential in meeting the challenges of apprehending high-risk individuals who
pose a threat to our society. The arrest of these criminals can only improve
public and community safety," said RCMP Sgt. Tony Gollob of the Immigration
The RCMP ITF is composed of members from the Royal Canadian Mounted
Police, Canada Border Service Agency and Provincial ROPE members from the
Ontario Provincial Police and Toronto Police Service.
For further information:
For further information: Sgt. Tony Gollob, Office: (905) 676-2805 Ext.
222, Cell: (416) 896-3704; Sgt. Derek Strong (J Div.), Office: (506) 452-4252