One man in custody following a report of a stolen vehicle

Mackenzie

2023-08-03 15:31 HAP

Dossier nº 2023-1182

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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 Thursday, August 3, 2023 shortly after 8 am, Mackenzie RCMP were alerted to a stolen vehicle in the area.

Mackenzie RCMP saw the vehicle in the area of Azouzetta Lake however the vehicle fled the area.

Support from RCMP Air Services and Police Dog Services (PDS) were called to assist in locating the stolen vehicle.

Air Services spotted the vehicle in the Kennedy Siding and it appeared that attempts were made to hide the vehicle from sight. A suspect was seen fleeing from the vehicles’ location and Air Services was able to provide PDS with the location the suspect was seen fleeing. With the assistance of PDS, the suspect was arrested without further incident.

The suspect, an adult man from Fort St John, remains in custody and could face charges of possession of stolen property over $5000, possession of stolen property under $5000, possession of break and enter tools as well as numerous charges of breech of conditions.

The suspect is well known to police for similar offences. At the time of his arrest, there was a warrant for his arrest out of Alberta. 

Diffusé par :

Cap. Madonna Saunderson
S.-off.-cons. de district (relations avec les m├ędias)
District du Nord
4020, 5e Avenue, Prince George (C.-B.) V2M 7E7
Bureau : 250-561-3166
Cellulaire : 250-301-3521

Courriel : madonna.saunderson@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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