UPDATE: Subject arrested in connection with hit and run collision

UPDATE: Lethbridge Police located and arrested Anthony Johnston in connection with a hit and run collision last weekend.

Johnston had previoulsy been the subject of a warrant.

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BACKGROUND:
Police have issued a warrant for the arrest of a 22-year-old man who fled the scene of a hit and run collision over the weekend.

Anthony Douglas Johnston, 22, is charged with possession of stolen property over $5000, possession of stolen property under $5000, dangerous driving disqualified driving, possession of a weapon dangerous to the public, breach of probation, driving motor vehicle without insurance and failing to remain at the scene of a collision.

On Aug. 7, 2016 at 6:55 p.m. police responded to a report of a hit and run collision in the roundabout at Garry Drive and Highlands Boulevard West. A black Chevrolet Equinox had been southbound on Highlands Blvd at a high rate of speed when the vehicle hit the curb entering the roundabout, sheared off two signs, drove into the raised centre portion of the roundabout, collided with two large landscaping rocks and became high centred. A male and female occupant subsequently fled on foot. K9 attended and a female was found hiding at a nearby park where she was arrested. The male was not located at the time but was later identified after a video still recorded at the scene was issued to the public.

Anyone with information on Johnston’s whereabouts is asked to contact police at 403-328-4444 or Crime Stoppers 1-800-222-8477. Anonymous tips can also be submitted online at www.tipsbumit.com

 

Chantelle Joyce Patherbone, 26, is charged with two counts of possession of stolen property. She appeared in court earlier this week.