An arrest warrant has been issued for a local man police believe is armed and dangerous.
Provincial Crown counsel has approved a charge of breach of probation against 32-year-old Robert Lee Milligan. An arrest warrant has been issued. Milligan has an extensive history with police, is known to be violent and is presumed to be armed and dangerous.
Police issued a similar warning in November, 2014 following a domestic assault at a residence located in the Lower College Heights area. An arrest warrant for Milligan was issued at that time and he was charged with assault, assault with a weapon, assault causing bodily harm, two counts of uttering threats, obstruction of justice, and failing to comply with a probation order.
In April of 2013, Milligan was involved in a stand-off that saw a six-square-block area in the Quinson subdivision blocked off. After the standoff, which last several hours, police entered the residence and apprehended Milligan. Police, at the time, said firearms were located in the residence and Milligan was in possession of a quantity of illicit drugs at the time of his arrest.
Milligan was wanted by police on a number of serious offences stemming from an incident that occurred on the 1400 block of Jarvis Street in Prince George on April 3, 2013.
In 2009, police issued a Canada-wide warrant for Milligan, who was wanted on a Canada-wide warrant for breach of conditions at that time.
On February 23, 2015 Milligan was found guilty of assault, sentenced to time-served of three months in jail and time credited of three months in jail, placed on probation for two years, assessed a victim surcharge of $200 and received a lifetime prohibition on the possession of firearms. In October, 2013 he was found guilty of failing to comply with a probation order and sentenced to 30 days in jail. In March 2013, he was found guilty of failing to comply with a probation order and sentenced to 23 days in jail.
Milligan is described as:
• 180 cm (5’11”)
• 91 kg (201 lbs)
• Brown eyes
• Brown hair, although he often keeps it shaved
Police are requesting the public’s help in locating Milligan. Anyone with information on where MILLIGAN might be, are requested to call the detachment at (250)561-3300. If anyone sees Milligan, do not approach him; call 9-1-1 immediately.