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West Shore RCMP bike patrol officers have arrested a chronic offender who had 7 outstanding arrest warrants.

At 11:46 a.m. on October 9th, officers were on patrol when they spotted 32-year-old Mathew McTavish near West Shore Town Centre.

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McTavish had an extensive criminal record and was known for evading police, so officers conducted surveillance and tracked his movements before arresting him.

He was wanted for trafficking drugs, possessing prohibited firearms and ammunition, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, breach of recognizance, and evading police.

According to West Shore RCMP Cst. Nancy Saggar, McTavish remains in custody until his next court appearance on October 31st.