On November 12, 2019, at approximately 8:45 pm RCMP stopped a vehicle for a traffic offense on Highway 1 near Bourgeau Trailhead west of Banff. The vehicle failed to remain stopped and continued on but, for public safety reasons, police did not pursue the vehicle.
The same vehicle was seen a short time later on Highway 1 in the Canmore area driving in a very dangerous manner and a pursuit was initiated due to the high risk that the driver was posing to the public.
A tire deflation device was deployed on highway 22 near Cochrane bringing the vehicle to a stop. The male driver was the lone occupant of the vehicle and was taken into custody without incident.No injuries were sustained as a result of the incident.
Kenneth Bustard (25), of Edmonton, was charged with numerous offenses.