Stolen Vehicle Investigation Leads to Two Arrests
Prince George, B.C. – Two men are in police custody following a brief stolen vehicle investigation this morning.
RCMP Cpl. Craig Douglass it all started at around 2 a.m. when a member of the RCMP’s general duty section observed what was believed to be a stolen pick-up being driven on Foothills Boulevard near 15th Avenue.
He says the pick-up quickly accelerated north bound on Foothills until a few minutes later it was found in a ditch on Chief Lake Road near Highway 97.
Douglass says two suspects were seen running from the vehicle and notes one was arrested immediately.
He says a police dog service team attended and deployed ‘Dero’ who quickly tracked the second suspect to the intersection of Highway 97 and Lehman Street where he was arrested without incident.
A 40-year-old man and a 26-year-old man have been held in custody are expected to make their first appearances in court tomorrow. Both are known to police though their names have not been released.
Douglass says the 2004 Ford F-350 pick-up recovered from the scene was reported stolen from a commercial parking lot on Domano Boulevard last night just before 6:30 p.m.