On May 12th, 2015, shortly before 4 p.m., 35 year old Nathan MYLES was arrested on a Warrant of Arrest for multiple criminal charges.
Acting on information received, police identified a residence in the 3000 block of Sprott Road, near Duncan, BC, where MYLES was believed to be located. Information was received this morning that alleged additional violent offenses had been committed by MYLES at that home on Sprott Road today.
“Given the violent history of the individual involved in this case, we deployed the Island District RCMP Emergency Response Team to assist us with this arrest”, states Cpl. Darren Lagan with the Island. District RCMP. “Their expertise ensures that arrests of this nature are conducted efficiently and safely, increasing the likelihood of a peaceful resolution for all involved.”
MYLES was taken into police custody without incident, where he remains at this time. He will appear before the Courts on outstanding charges of harassment, unlawful confinement, assault with a weapon, assault causing bodily harm, 2 counts of assault, and 4 counts of uttering threats. An appearance date has not been set.
Out of an abundance of caution, the occupants of a nearby daycare facility were moved to a safe location away from this property, prior to
officers making contact with the suspect.
North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP are asking for the public’s assistance in locating 35 year old Nathan MYLES, a resident of the Cowichan Valley. Nathan Myles is wanted in connection with a series of violent offences, including the serious assault of an 18 year old Duncan woman who was known to him. Nathan Myles is currently charged with harassment, unlawful confinement, assault with a weapon, assault causing bodily harm, 2 counts of assault, and 4 counts of uttering threats.
Nathan Myles is described as:
6 feet 1 inch tall
Weighing 166 pounds
Brown hair and blue eyes
It is believed that he has recently cut his hair short
Nathan Myles is well known to police and has a criminal history of violent offences. Police consider him dangerous, and caution the public on approaching him. Anyone who knows where he is should contact the North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP at 250-748-5522, or anonymously through Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477)