PRINCE GEORGE, BC: One man remains in custody following a string of investigations into commercial break & enters in the downtown core of Prince George…
Just after 6:30 AM on Sunday April 5, 2020, the Prince George RCMP received a report of a commercial alarm at a business on the 300 block of George Street in Prince George. Frontline officers attended the business and found a man inside. The suspect attempted to run from officers, but was arrested a short distance later.
Allan Douglas NIGH, a 39 year-old Prince George man, has been charged by the BC Prosecution Service with the following Criminal Code offences as a result of the investigation on George Street:
NIGH was released on bail on April 7.
On Monday April 13, 2020 at approximately 10:00 PM, the Prince George RCMP responded to a report of commercial alarm at a restaurant on the 600 block of Victoria Street in Prince George. Frontline officers attended and found that the business had been broken into. A witness reported an unidentified man leaving the business before police were called. The suspect was wearing a camouflage jacket and black hat, carrying a black bag. The suspect was not located.
At approximately 11:15 PM on the same date, the Prince George RCMP responded to a report of a commercial alarm at an automobile dealership on the 100 block of Brunswick Street.
Frontline officers arrived at the business approximately one minute after receiving the call. Police found the business had been broken into and a vehicle had a window smashed out. Surveillance images showed a male suspect wearing a camouflage jacket and dark ball cap.
Through investigation, officers located and arrested Allan Douglas NIGH on Quebec Street a short time later.
NIGH has been charged by the BC Prosecution Service with the following Criminal Code offences as a result of the investigation on Brunswick Street:
- Break & enter with Intent
- Mischief under $5000
- Fail to comply with release order
NIGH is a person of interest in the break & enter on Victoria Street, however charges have not yet been laid. The investigation is continuing.
NIGH appeared in court by teleconference, has been held in custody and will appear in court later today.
Police are encouraging business owners to take the necessary steps to secure their businesses during this challenging time. Use of a high quality video surveillance system and monitored alarm system are recommended.
Please do not leave cash or other items of value on the premises.