[PHOTOS] Wanted man arrested after pursuit

A “mentally unstable and potentially armed” man actively wanted by Lévis police was arrested after a high-speed police chase that ended in an evasive maneuver near Saint-Hyacinthe.

Vincent Daigle, a 31-year-old Lévis resident, is said to have threatened his parents with death on Tuesday night.

In this regard, the authorities went to the rue de l’Harmonie in Charny at around 9.20pm, where they believed the suspect had barricaded himself.

A security perimeter was installed in the area to protect citizens during the intervention. However, peace officers quickly determined that the person was not at home.


Vincent Daigle, arrested

Photo agency QMI, Marcel Tremblay

Lévis Police asked for the public’s help in locating the man in question, who was driving a green 2004 Land Rover Ranger around 12:30pm.

Police asked the public to be careful not to approach him as he was “mentally unstable”. [et] could be armed.

Weapons that were usually in his apartment were also not found.

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He was finally found around 1 p.m. driving eastbound on Highway 20 near Sainte-Hélène-de-Bagot, near kilometer 150.

When the suspect saw police approaching, a chase began.


Suspect Vincent Daigle from Lévis was arrested in the Sainte-Hélène-de-Bagot sector between Drummondville and Saint-Hyacinthe after a police chase that ended in an evasive maneuver.

Photo Agency QMI, Éric Beaupré

Suspect Vincent Daigle from Lévis was arrested in the Sainte-Hélène-de-Bagot sector between Drummondville and Saint-Hyacinthe after a police chase that ended in an evasive maneuver.

“He turned around on the freeway and headed west again before continuing his high-speed escape. Top speeds of 150 km/h were reached,” says Sûreté du Québec (SQ) spokesman Stéphane Tremblay.

Authorities lost track of him as he took exit 150 before being diverted onto Route 224 minutes later after an evasive maneuver.


Vincent Daigle, arrested

Photo Agency QMI, Éric Beaupré

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Mr. Daigle and a second person accompanying him were arrested by the SQ for escaping, dangerous driving and pursuit. However, other charges could be added in connection with the investigation being carried out by the Lévis police.

This crazy hunt commemorates the beginning of the month, which began in Beaumont, Chaudière-Appalaches and ended in Brampton, Ontario.

Lovepreet Singh, a 27-year-old man, kept police on their toes for nearly 9 hours and 850 km on April 6. Luckily no one was injured in the escape.


Vincent Daigle, arrested

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