A Busy Monday for Mounties
Prince George, B.C. – Multiple people were held in jail cells overnight and over a dozen will appear in court today after the Prince George RCMP responded to 46 calls for service last night.
Corporal Craig Douglass calls it “a typical night” and says 17 people were held in police custody overnight while 13 were due to appear in court today.
He says the calls for service included the following:
- Break & Enter: Police responded to a report of a suspicious male with bolt cutters at 9:20 p.m. He says 43-year-old Prince George resident Trent Jack Johner was located inside a business on the 1900 block of 1st He was arrested without incident and will appear in court today on a charge of Break & Enter and one charge of Possession of Break-in Instruments.
- Shoplifting: At around 10:30 p.m., officers were called to a report of three shoplifters at a large grocery retailer on Ferry Avenue. Douglass says the three adult females were found in possession of over $450 in products believed to be taken from the store. 48-year-old Joann Monk, 36-year-old Gina Monk and 29-year-old Casey Monk have been held in custody until a court appearance today. All three have been charged with Theft Under $5,000. Casey faces additional charges of Possession of Stolen Property (2 counts) and Breach of Undertaking. Gina has an additional charge of Obstruction. All three suspects are related to each other.
- Theft of Liquor: Just before 11:00 p.m. officers responded to a theft at a liquor store on Monterey Road. Douglass says two suspects grabbed multiple bottles of liquor and left the store without paying. He says one suspect was located a short time later and four bottes of liquor were recovered. He remains in custody pending identification. One suspect remains at large.
- Auto Theft Suspect Arrested: At 11:45 last night officers conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle being driven with no headlights. 24-year-old passenger Stephen James Sherman was arrested in relation to a vehicle theft that happened June 7th in the Buckhorn area. He was found in possession of tools believed to be used in property crime and a small amount of meth. He was held overnight and will appear in court today facing charges of Theft of Motor Vehicle, Mischief and Possession of Stolen Property Under $5,000.
Douglass says four other people were arrested for breaching conditions and two others were arrested on outstanding warrants.