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Police arrest prolific offender in Chetwynd after crashing stolen vehicle…

CHETWYND, BC: One man remains in jail following a vehicle incident east of Chetwynd Friday…

Police say just after 5 AM on October 4, 2019, RCMP from Chetwynd responded to a crash on Hwy 97 east of the community. When officers arrived on scene, the driver of the vehicle was gone. Officers found out the vehicle was stolen from Mackenzie. The release does not state if the vehicle was involved in a crash with another vehicle.

A short time later, members of the community located the suspect and informed RCMP. The male suspect was arrested and remains in police custody, pending a future court date.

The suspect could face charges of…

  • Possession of Stolen Property,
  • Possession of Break and Enter tools,
  • Leaving the scene of an accident

The investigation is ongoing and RCMP ask anyone with information on this matter to call the Chetwynd RCMP at 250-778-9221 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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