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RCMP continue to pursue Prolific Offenders…

PRINCE GEORGE, BC: A prolific offender is in custody following a Police Incident earlier Friday…

Police say just before 7 AM, a General Duty officer located a vehicle that was reported stolen earlier in the week. The officer was about to pull the car over when the driver noticed the officer and attempted to flee. In the attempt, the driver struck the curb causing the vehicle to be in-operable. The driver then fled on foot.

Officers lost sight of the male and called in the RCMP helicopter and Police Service Dog to help locate the suspect. He was located by the Police Service Dog hiding under a stairwell at a residence not far from the original scene.

The suspect is facing a charge of Possession of Stolen Property and remains in custody. Charges from a previous stolen car incident are also pending against the male.

Air 3, North District RCMP. PJXM News Photo

“Prince George RCMP continues to target prolific car thieves and will utilize whatever resources are required to apprehend those theives, including calling in the North Districts new Air 3 helicopter which provides valuable assistance in these types of arrests”, says Staff Sgt. Steve McLeod. “It was this commitment to crime reduction, utilizing our police dog service and our helicoper that led to a quick and safe apprehension of this prolific offender“.
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