HOUSTON, BC: One man is currently in police custody following a crash in a stolen ambulance in Saturday in northwestern BC…
Police say on Saturday, June 18, 2022, officers were called to the scene of a crash involving a BC ambulance. The crash, reported at 1:12 AM, was near the entrance of the Lions Beach Campground, south of Granisle, BC.
One person was seen leaving the area after the crash. When police arrived, they found the ambulance had rolled and there were no BC Emergency Services personnel on scene. It was later confirmed that the ambulance had been recently stolen from Granisle.
Police located an adult man walking along the highway with injuries consistent with being in a crash. Further evidence was obtained and the man was arrested in connection with this matter. He was treated for minor injuries.
Police learned that there had been multiple break and enters and that other vehicles had been stolen. All have since been recovered.
The suspect is presently in custody and could face multiple charges of break and enter, theft of vehicle and drive while prohibited.
The investigation is ongoing and if you have any information about this contact the Houston RCMP at (250) 845-2204.
Released by Houston RCMP.