RCMP’s Emergency Response Team surround a building on Alexander Avenue on Nov. 21, 2019. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

RCMP’s Emergency Response Team surround a building on Alexander Avenue on Nov. 21, 2019. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

Prolific offender arrested in Chilliwack apartment raid

David Allen Geoghegan has a history of breaching conditions and warrants issued for his arrest

The RCMP’s Emergency Response Team (ERT) has arrested a wanted prolific offender in an apartment unit over a retail store on Alexander Avenue in Chilliwack Thursday afternoon.

David allen Geoghegan

A large contingent of officers had Alexander and part of Railway Avenue blocked off around 3 p.m. on Nov. 21 as they raided the unit to arrest David Allen Geoghegan.

By 3:30 p.m. he was in custody, according to Chilliwack RCMP spokesperson.

• READ MORE: Warrant issued for Chilliwack prolific offender

The 29-year-old was wanted for a failure to comply with recognizance.

Geoghegan has a long criminal history and a number of files before the courts. He was wanted earlier this year for several incidents, and in November 2018 he was arrested after a half-hour standoff with Mounties at a house at the corner of Williams Street and Gore Avenue.

• READ MORE: Armed police standoff ends peacefully downtown Chilliwack Friday


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Prolific offender arrested in Chilliwack apartment raid

Prolific offender arrested in Chilliwack apartment raid

An officer with RCMP’s Emergency Response Team keeps his eye on the scene from across the street on Alexander Avenue on Nov. 21, 2019. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

An officer with RCMP’s Emergency Response Team keeps his eye on the scene from across the street on Alexander Avenue on Nov. 21, 2019. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

RCMP’s Emergency Response Team surround a building on Alexander Avenue on Nov. 21, 2019. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

RCMP’s Emergency Response Team surround a building on Alexander Avenue on Nov. 21, 2019. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

An officer with RCMP’s Emergency Response Team keeps his eye on the scene from across the street on Alexander Avenue on Nov. 21, 2019. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

An officer with RCMP’s Emergency Response Team keeps his eye on the scene from across the street on Alexander Avenue on Nov. 21, 2019. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

People leave a store on Alexander Avenue as RCMP’s Emergency Response Team surround the building on Nov. 21, 2019. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

People leave a store on Alexander Avenue as RCMP’s Emergency Response Team surround the building on Nov. 21, 2019. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)