RCMP asking for public assistance to locate Behchoko man on arrest warrant

April 27, 2020
Behchoko, Northwest Territories

News release


Steven Theriault


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Behchoko RCMP are seeking the public's help in finding 44-year-old Steven Theriault on an arrest warrant as a result of the fatal motor vehicle incident on Highway #3 April 22, 2020.

On April 22, 2020, Behchoko RCMP believe Steven Theriault, of Behchoko, was the driver of the vehicle that crashed, killing a female passenger. Theriault and a second male left the scene before Behchoko RCMP could arrive. The RCMP are also wanting to ensure Theriault gets medical attention as it is believed he sustained injuries as a result of the incident.

So far, attempts to locate Steven Theriault have been unsuccessful. While RCMP believe Steven Theriault may still be in the Northwest Territories, he may also have departed for Alberta.

Theriault is described as a First Nations male, 5'8" (177 cm), 230 lbs. (105 kg) with black hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Steven Theriault or the male who departed the scene with Theriault, is asked to contact the Behchoko RCMP at 867-392-1111.

If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, nwtnutips.com, (click on "submit a web tip") or text: nwtnutips to 274637.


Contact information

Julie Plourde
Media Relations Officer
Northwest Territories RCMP – Yellowknife, NT
(867) 765-3712

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