PRINCE GEORGE, BC: During the first part of December, the Prince George RCMP have noticed yet another spike in stolen Ford F-series trucks in Prince George. The stolen trucks mostly range from model year 1995 to 2008. As a result of this trend, police have stepped up vehicle checks of Ford pickup trucks in our community.
On Monday December 17th, 2018 at approximately 1:30 PM, a member of the Prince George RCMP’s General Duty Section observed a vehicle matching the description of a recently stolen Ford F-250 truck in Prince George. The licence plate was checked and found to have been stolen.
The lone male occupant was arrested without incident on the 2100 block of Quince Street in Prince George. He was found to be in possession of several knives of various sizes, a small quantity of heroin and drug paraphernalia. The truck was confirmed to have been stolen from Ospika Boulevard on December 16th.
Raymond Jarrod PRUDEN-COLLINS was charged by the BC Prosecution Service with the following Criminal Code offences:
· Possession of Property Obtained by Crime under $5000 (2 counts)
· Failing to Comply with Undertaking (2 counts)
PRUDEN-COLLINS attended court on Tuesday and pled guilty to one count of each of the above charges. He was sentenced to 87 days in jail and 1 year probation for Possession of Property Obtained by Crime under $5000, and 30 days in jail for Failing to Comply with Undertaking. Sentences to be served concurrently.
If you have any information about Criminal offences in the Prince George area, please contact the Prince George RCMP at (250)561-3300 or anonymously contact Crime Stoppers at 1(800)222-8477.