Kevin Pahtayken, described by the Abbotsford Police Department as a high-risk offender, was arrested without incident in Abbotsford last night and remains in police custody. Abbotsford Police Department image.

‘High-risk’ offender arrested in Abbotsford

Kevin Pahtayken was taken into custody without incident on June 11

A man police describe as being a ‘high-risk offender,’ was arrested without incident in central Abbotsford last night.

Kevin Pahtayken, 53, had a Canada-wide warrant for being unlawfully at large, breaching his long-term supervision order.

The Abbotsford Police Department put out a news release yesterday afternoon (June 11) warning the public not to approach Pahtayken, and phone police if they see him.

Pahtayken has previously been convicted of thefts, break and enters, robberies, possession of narcotics, obstruction of peace officers, property crimes, impaired driving, possession of property obtained by crime, possession of a weapon, escape lawful custody, unlawfully at large, mischief, forcible confinement, and numerous assaults, including assault causing bodily harm, assault with a weapon and assault with intent to steal.

He remains in police custody.

RELATED: Wanted ‘high-risk’ offender once beat acquaintance with table leg


Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Comments are closed

Just Posted

Rescuers halt Coquihalla River search due to darkness, after reports of person in river

No information to indicate a child is involved, RCMP state, after this information surfaced on social media

Arrest at Abbotsford shopping centre

Man detained Thursday afternoon

Two Chilliwack women make weekly Crime Stoppers most wanted list

Ashley Felix and Raina McDonald wanted on unrelated issues

United Way grant provides food to 100 former prisoners, families

Abbotsford-based M2/W2 Association receives $25,000 to supply groceries

Kilby Park in Harrison Mills under water

Area is often subject to flooding, Historic Site will remain open through the summer

Lower Mainland teacher facing child pornography charges

Elazar Reshef, 52, has worked in the Delta School District

Missing Fraser Valley woman has not been in contact with family for several months

The RCMP are asking for the public’s help in locating 35-year-old Chantelle Chenier of Chilliwack

Man who rammed gate near Trudeau residence with truck faces multiple charges

The man, who police have not yet officially identified, will be charged with multiple offences

All community COVID-19 outbreaks declared over in B.C.

Abbotsford manufacturer cleared by Dr. Bonnie Henry

Kelowna RCMP commander calls for more nurses during wellness checks after complaint

Southeast District Commander wants to increase Police and Crisis Team program

‘Tarantula moth’ spotted in broad daylight on Vancouver Island

Polyphemus moths are one of the largest insects in B.C.

B.C. First Nations vow to keep fighting after Trans Mountain pipeline appeal denied

Squamish Nation, Tsleil-Waututh Nation and Coldwater Indian Band made the application

‘Queue jumpers’ not welcome in B.C. as COVID-19 U.S. cases rise: Horgan

Premier Horgan said he’s heard concerns that Americans have stopped at Vancouver hotels instead of heading to their destination

Most Read