Man wanted on 10 warrants turns himself in: RCMP

Man wanted on 10 warrants turns himself in: RCMP
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Nicholas Banks is wanted on two endorsed warrants and eight unendorsed warrants.

West Shore RCMP says the man who was wanted on 10 warrants has turned himself in to the court house.


This story has been updated to reflect the man has turned himself in. The original story has been preserved below.

West Shore RCMP says a man wanted on 10 warrants is believed to be evading police and are asking the public to keep an eye out for him.

Nicholas Banks has 10 outstanding warrants, eight unendorsed and two endorsed. Endorsed warrants are warrants that have been signed by a Justice of the Peace, while an unendorsed warrant has not which indicates an arrested person must be held for court.

Banks’ endorsed warrants are for assault with a weapon and breach of a release order. His unendorsed warrants are for two counts of theft over $5,000, two counts of possession of stolen property over $5,000, two counts of breach of a release order, flight from police, and assault of a police officer.

He is described as 41 years old, 6’4″ and 229 pounds, bald with hazel eyes.

Banks is considered dangerous and should not be approached. Anyone who sees him should contact your local police. If you have information on his whereabouts, you are asked to call the West Shore RCMP by calling 250-474-2264.


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