Moosomin arrested hitchhiking on highway

Monday, August 22nd, 2016 11:04am


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Darrell Peter Moosomin

August 22, 2016. Dangerous offender Darrell Peter Moosomin was taken into custody Sunday evening without incident. Killam RCMP received a report from the public that a man matching Moosomin’s description was hitchhiking on Highway 13 just east of Daysland, approximately 150 km southeast of Edmonton. RCMP attended, identified Moosomin and arrested him roadside on his outstanding Canada-wide-warrant for being unlawfully at large.  Moosomin had walked away from an escorted visit to the Samson Cree Nation Pow Wow on Aug. 13. He was serving an indeterminate sentence at the Pe Sakastew Centre in Maskwacis at the time of the escorted visit.  Moosomin was declared to be a dangerous offender in 1995. He will remain in police custody and is currently awaiting a hearing.