PRINCE GEORGE, BC: One woman is in custody and the stolen vehicle she was driving has been recovered, following a late night attempt to evade police…
Police say the incident began on Monday April 10th, 2017 at approximately 2:00 AM, when members of the Prince George RCMP’s General Duty Section located a stolen Dodge Neon being driven on Carney Street. The vehicle had been stolen from Three Hills Alberta on March 31st, 2017.
Officers activated emergency equipment in an attempt to stop the vehicle. The driver accelerated at a high rate of speed and ran a red light at the intersection of Carney Street and Winnipeg Street. Police did not pursue.
Just before midnight the same day, the Dodge Neon was observed driving westbound on North Nechako Road. The driver of the vehicle accelerated directly at an occupied police vehicle. The officer evaded the collision and the suspect fled towards Highway 97. Moments later the vehicle was stopped attempting to drive up the off ramp from Highway 97. The female driver was arrested. Search of the vehicle found a small amount of cocaine and methamphetamine.
Shai Lee BRINSKY-CREED, a 23 year-old Prince George resident, has been charged by Provincial Crown Counsel with the following Criminal Code offences:
- Dangerous Operation of a Motor Vehicle
- Flight from Peace Officer
- Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5000
BRINSKY-CREED was held in custody overnight and made her first appearance in Provincial Court Wednesday.
Written and released by Prince George with edits by PJXM News.