Vehicle thief facing numerous charges after arrest

Fort St John

2023-06-20 09:44 PDT

File # 2023-5939

On June 15, 2023 at 6:26am, the Fort St John RCMP received a report of a Ford F-350 being stolen from the Fort St John airport parking lot overnight.

In collaboration with the owner, Fort St John RCMP were able to locate the stolen pickup truck near the Coffee Creek Subdivision, north of Fort St John.

Frontline police officers located William Taylor in the driver’s seat of the pickup truck and arrested him for Possession of Stolen Property.  At the time of the theft, Taylor was on multiple court imposed conditions, including not to occupy the driver’s seat of any motor vehicle.

Taylor was arrested and held for court facing criminal charges of Theft of Motor Vehicle over $5000, Possession of Property Obtained by Crime, Mischief over $5000, Drive while Prohibited and thee counts of Breach of Release Order.

Taylor was remanded until June 20, 2023.

Released by:

Cst. Chad Neustaeter
Media Relations Officer
Fort St John RCMP
10648 100th St, Fort St John, BC, V1J 3Z6
Office: 250-787-8100
Fax: 250-787-8133


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