A man who was wanted on several arrest warrants, who had evaded police for more than a year, was finally nabbed by RCMP in Stephenville Thursday.
Joshua Melvin Cormier was wanted on charges of assault, uttering threats, driving while disqualified, mischief and breaching court orders.
When Cormier spotted police he tried to flee, but police set up a containment perimeter and with the help of Police Service dog Axel. They located Cormier hiding in a wooded area along the Hansen Highway.
He was arrested without incident.