One Arrested for Property Crimes
Prince George, B.C. – A 19 year old Prince George man has been arrested and is facing a string of charges related to numerous property crimes
During the early morning hours of Saturday July 4th, 2015, members of the Prince George RCMP’s Crime Reduction Team observed a male suspect breaking-in to vehicles in the Lower College Heights area of Prince George. When officers went to arrest the suspect, he attempted to flee on foot a short distance and resisted, before being placed in handcuffs. The arrest occurred on Gladstone Drive in Prince George.
The suspect is believed to have been responsible for several thefts from both vehicles and residential properties in the Lower College Heights area that morning.
Following the arrest, the suspect was found to be in possession of many items including a collapsible baton, four pairs of sunglasses, three cell phones, and a number of tools believed to have been used to assist him in carrying out the thefts.
The following Criminal Code charges have been approved by Provincial Crown Counsel against 19 year old Kyler Gregory Stevens:
- Theft Under $5000
- Possession of Property Obtained by Crime (6 counts)
- Trespass at Night (2 counts)
- Possession of a Weapon Dangerous to Public Peace
- Possession of Break-in Instruments
- Resisting Arrest
- Fail to Comply with Probation (2 counts)
- Breach of Undertaking (3 counts)
He has been remanded in custody at least until his next court appearance scheduled for July 15th, 2015.
Investigators have not yet been able to return all the stolen items and are looking to speak with property owners. If you live on any of the following streets and were a victim of theft on Saturday July 4th, please call the Prince George RCMP at (250)561-3300:
- Fairmont Crescent
- Essex Place
- Simon Fraser Avenue
- Gladstone Drive
- Moncton Crescent
Owners will be required to describe their property before they can be returned.
The Prince George RCMP want to remind the public to ensure vehicles are locked and anything of value has been removed every time the vehicle is left unattended. Also, please secure bikes, lawnmowers and other property of value, in and around your yard.