Vehicle thief facing numerous charges after arrest

Fort St John

2023-06-20 09:44 HAP

Dossier nº 2023-5939

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Aux termes de la Loi sur les langues officielles, ce bureau n'offre des services au public qu'en anglais. Vous trouverez des renseignements généraux dans les deux langues officielles au cb.grc.ca et www.grc.ca.

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.

Diffusé par :

Gend. Chad Neustaeter

Agent des relations avec les m├ędias
GRC de Fort St. John
10648, 100e Rue, Fort St. John (C.-B.) V1J 3Z6
Bureau : 250-787-8100
Télécopieur : 250-787-8133

Courriel : chad.neustaeter@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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