On September 18, 2023, officers from Saskatchewan RCMP's North Battleford Crime Reduction Team (CRT) were working in the Prince Albert RCMP detachment area, as part of ongoing enforcement efforts.
At approximately 7:15 p.m., officers attempted a traffic stop on Sturgeon Lake First Nation, as investigation determined the vehicle had been reported as stolen from Christopher Lake on September 1. The vehicle did not stop.
At approximately 8 p.m., Officers located the vehicle parked outside a residence in the Lac La Ronge Indian Band community of Little Red River. They pulled a police vehicle behind it and one officer approached the vehicle. The vehicle reversed, ramming the police vehicle. The vehicle then drove forward toward the officer who was on foot, who had to jump out of the way to safety. The vehicle then fled.
Neither officer was physically injured. The police vehicle sustained heavy damage.
As a result of continued investigation, CRT has charged 27-year-old Tyler Daniels from Little Red River with:
- two counts, dangerous operation of a conveyance, Section 320.13(1), Criminal Code;
- two counts, flight from peace officer, Section 320.17, Criminal Code;
- two counts, assault on police officer with weapon, Section 270.01(2), Criminal Code;
- one count, possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000, Section 354(1)(a), Criminal Code;
- one count, mischief over $5,000, Section 430(3), Criminal Code; and
- one count, operation of a conveyance while prohibited, Section 320.18(1), Criminal Code.
A warrant has been issued for his arrest and multiple Saskatchewan RCMP detachments and units are working to locate him.
Tyler Daniels is described as approximately 5'6" and 140 lbs. He has black hair and brown eyes. He has numerous tattoos, including praying hands, and the words 'Daniels' and "family" on his right forearm.
If you see Tyler Daniels, do not approach him. Report sightings and information to your local police of jurisdiction immediately. Dial 310-RCMP to reach your local RCMP detachment. Information can also be submitted anonymously by contacting Saskatchewan Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or www.saskcrimestoppers.com.