Penticton Officers locate and arrest occupants inside stolen truck.
On September 30th at 6 a.m., Officers responded to an overnight report of a break and enter into a compound in the Industrial area of Penticton, BC.
The suspect(s) rummaged through several parked vehicles in an adjacent lot as well, before managing to steal a 2010 Chevy Silverado.
Later that morning, at 10 a.m., a Police Dog Service officer spotted the stolen truck driving near Green Avenue and Skaha Lake Road in Penticton. With assistance from General Duty, Targeted Enforcement Unit and Traffic Services, the vehicle was safely stopped.
The driver, a 30 year old man from Penticton, along with a 29 year old male and a 23 year old female passenger, were all taken into custody.
The driver, who is known to Police, faces charges of theft of vehicle and possession of property obtained by crime, which are all being recommended to the BC Prosecution Service.