Charges laid in connection with a theft investigation


2023-07-11 10:11 PDT

File # 2023-2802

On Saturday, July 8, 2023, Smithers RCMP received a report of a theft in progress from a residence in the community.

Police immediately attended and located two suspects who fled from the scene upon police arrival. Both individuals were quickly arrested without further incident.

Shawn Arsenault has been charged in connection with this theft and remains in custody. BC Prosecution Services have approved the following charges:

At the time of his arrest Arsenault was wanted on warrants on other matters out of Prince George, Williams Lake and Alberta. The other individual arrested, an adult woman, was released on an undertaking for a court date in October 2023.

Released by:

Cpl. Madonna Saunderson
District Advisory NCO (Media Relations)
North District
4020 5th Avenue, Prince George, BC V2M 7E7
Office: 250-561-3166
Cell: 250-301-3521


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