BC RCMP arrests American sex offenders for 20 years and returns him to the United States

The RCMP in Creston, British Columbia arrested a convicted American sex offender who had been missing for over 20 years and returned him to the United States. Police say..

Louis Edward Flood, a 77-year-old man from Boise, Idaho, was convicted in October 1997 of sexual abuse of minors under the age of 16 and under the age of 16. I did.

Flood Parole After working for three years in 2001, he disappeared because he did not follow his mandatory check-in. The Idaho Police Department (ISP) later issued a flood arrest warrant.

In 2011, the flood was featured on the television show “America’s Most Wanted” after remaining missing for 10 years.

The location of the floods remained a mystery until the RCMP in Creston, British Columbia (a little over 10 kilometers from the Idaho border) received information earlier this month that American fugitives were in the area.

Searching for more details, Creston RCMP Constable Dave Bickle contacted US Marshall Services, the Idaho Corrections Bureau, and the ISP that tracked information about the flood.

“I was contacted shortly after my first request and [the agencies] He has provided Flood records since 2001, “Bickle said in the release. “They outlined how he did not obey parole, and they provided his arrest warrant. The agency was able to use it to verify his identity, a photo from 2000. Provided. “

Creston RCMP arrested the flood and Bickle worked with the Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA) to issue a removal warrant for the flood to return to the United States. After detaining him for several days at the Okanagan Correction Center in Oliver, British Columbia, the CBSA handed over the flood to the US Marshals Service Fugitive Transport Unit on the US border on July 25.

Idaho officials said the flood would serve the remaining 13 years of his imprisonment, according to the RCMP. statement..

Mr Bickle said Flood’s arrest was a “highlight” in his career.

“I never thought I would have the opportunity to be involved in such an interesting arrest. [to] We work with so many different institutions, “Bickle said. Said..

Corporal Evan, Separation Commander of Creston RCMP Diachok He praised Bickle for his work in arresting the flood.

“This was a good police job by Constable Bickle. I’m proud that he worked well with all of these various agencies,” said Diachok. Everyone gathered to detain Louis Flood. We would like to thank our US and Canadian Border Services partners for their great efforts in this file.

Peter Wilson


Peter Wilson is a reporter based in Ontario, Canada.