QUESNEL, BC: Property thieves were busy stealing over a 17 hour period in the Cariboo and the police were busy catching them…
Quesnel Detachment investigated the report of five separate vehicles stolen from different locations in the Quesnel area between July 23 at 11:30 pm and July 24 at 4:30 pm.
All five vehicles stolen have been recovered and are being processed for additional evidence. Two of the vehicles were recovered with the assistance of Williams Lake RCMP and one was recovered with the assistance of the Prince George RCMP with the other two vehicles being recovered by Quesnel RCMP.
Quesnel Crime Reduction Unit members also recovered an unoccupied pickup, reported stolen from Prince George earlier in the week. The pickup is being processed for forensic evidence by the Quesnel RCMP Property Crime Examiner.
“A total of nine people were arrested in the five stolen vehicles, with the potential for additional people to be arrested pending further investigation”, says Staff Sergeant Andrew Burton, Quesnel Detachment Commander.
The Quesnel RCMP reminds the public to take measures to safeguard their property as police are still finding people are leaving vehicle keys and other valuables inside their vehicles.
Written and released by Quesnel RCMP. No edits.