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Lloyd man hailed as hero by city faces numerous criminal charges

In May 2023, Pierceland RCMP charged the man with driving while being pursued by police, obstruction of a police officer, failing or refusing to provide a breath sample, and impaired driving.
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Kevin Travis Levitsky was recognized by Lloydminster City Council for his commendable acts of bravery and heroism after alerting two families of a fire that broke out next door to their homes in the early morning of Oct. 28, 2022.

LLOYDMINSTER – A Saskatchewan man hailed as a brave hero by the City of Lloydminster has been charged in three separate incidents with assaulting two people, harassing a third person, fleeing from police, refusing to provide a breath sample, driving while impaired, and obstruction of an officer.

In December 2022, the City of Lloydminster had recognized Kevin Travis Levitsky for alerting two families of a fire that broke out next door to their homes on the 4600 block of 20 Street in the early morning of Oct. 28, 2022. The city said that without thinking about his personal safety – as witnessed in security footage that went viral on social media – Levitsky went door-to-door alerting occupants.

At one of the properties involved, Levitsky received no response, said the City of Lloydminster in a media release in December 2022.

“Again, without thought for personal safety, he kicked the door in and entered, alerting the residents to the fire and assisting in their evacuation.”

A Lloydminster resident had filed the request to the city and stated, “He saved our lives. He came to wake us up and get out of the house on time. If he didn’t do that, in five minutes, we would have been dead.”

SASKTODAY.ca has learned that 39-year-old Levitsky faces charges in Meadow Lake and Lloydminster, Sask. courts, appearing in them last on July 5 and July 17, respectively.

The charges in Meadow Lake court stem from incidents last year and earlier this year.

Court documents show that on Sept. 5, 2022, Pierceland RCMP charged Levitsky with assaulting two people at Lauman’s Landing.

Then, on May 26, 2023, Pierceland RCMP charged him with driving while being pursued by police, obstruction of a police officer, failing or refusing to provide a breath sample, and impaired driving.

On Nov. 28, 2022, Lloydminster RCMP charged Levitsky with harassing a woman, and breaching conditions for contacting her and being closer than 500 metres from her.

Levitsky is back in Meadow Lake court on Aug. 2 and Lloydminster court Aug. 14.

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