Benjamin Gatchell was wanted on several warrants for uttering threats, failing to stop after an accident, causing fear of injury and dangerous operation of a conveyance. (Courtesy of VicPD)

Benjamin Gatchell was wanted on several warrants for uttering threats, failing to stop after an accident, causing fear of injury and dangerous operation of a conveyance. (Courtesy of VicPD)

UPDATE: Victoria, Cowichan Valley police arrest wanted man Benjamin Gatchell

Man arrested on warrants stemming from incidents on South Island

Victoria police have located wanted man Benjamin Gatchell after asking the public for assistance.

Gatchell was being sought by VicPD on warrants for offences including uttering threats, failing to stop after an accident, causing fear of injury and dangerous operation of a conveyance.

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The North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP also had warrants out for Gatchell’s arrest relating to charges of flight from police, obstructing police, dangerous operation of a conveyance and failing to stop after an accident.

Officers located and arrested Gatchell in the 1200-block of Yates street before 9 a.m. on Nov. 16 and transported him to VicPD cells. He is being held in custody.

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