Wanted New Hazelton man may be heading to Prince George


Lane Steven Peepchuk
Lane Steven Peepchuk

The New Hazelton RCMP are requesting the public’s help in locating a man wanted on several charges.

Lane Steven Peepchuk is facing charges of forcible confinement, assault with a weapon, robbery, uttering threats, and three counts of breach of an undertaking.

Peepchuk is described as:

  • First Nations Male
  • 183 cm (6’)
  • 87 kg (221 lbs)
  • Black hair
  • Brown eyes
The photo of the vehicle shown here is a likeness of the car and not the actual vehicle.
The photo of the vehicle shown here is a likeness of the car and not the actual vehicle.

On Monday New Hazelton RCMP executed a search warrant at Peepchuk’s residence after receiving a report of forcible confinement. On scene, police learn that Peepchuk also stole the victim’s car. The vehicle is described as a 2013, four-door Honda Accord, British Columbia license plate FK170B. During the search, police also seized multiple firearms.

Police believe that Peepchuk may be travelling to the Prince George and/or Surrey areas and may be using the victim’s car for transportation. Peepchuk is possibly armed and is to be considered dangerous.

Under no circumstances should anyone try to apprehend Peepchuk. If you see him, or know his whereabouts call the New Hazelton RCMP at 250 842-5244. Do not confront Peepchuk.