Robbery, assault with a weapon among outstanding warrants leading to man’s arrest

Campbell River RCMP act on an anonymous tip

A Campbell River man was arrested Wednesday on outstanding warrants for robbery, assault with a weapon, unlawful confinement and possession of a controlled substance.

Campbell River RCMP, acting on an anonymous tip from the public, attended a residence in the 500 block of 7th Avenue and located Ray Sharkey hiding inside the residence. He was arrested without incident and held in custody, Cpl Poppy Hallam said.

The arrest warrants were issued out of Campbell River for robbery, assault with a weapon, unlawful confinement and possession of a controlled substance.

He is currently in custody at Vancouver Island Regional Correction Centre and set to make his next appearance in Campbell River Provincial Court on Monday.