Mission Prolific Offender Suppression Team “Clamps Down” on Stolen Vehicles
2017-10-06 18:43 PDT
File # File 2017-11373/2017-11812/2017-11966
Mission BC: During the last two weeks of September 2017, the Mission Prolific Offender Suppression Team recovered: thirteen (13) stolen vehicles; three (3) stolen camper trailers; nine (9) firearms; and four (4) community mailboxes from three separate rural Mission properties.
On September 21st, 2017 Mission POST members attended a property in the 12000 block of Stave Lake Street, Mission to arrest a male on outstanding warrants.
While attending the property Police located several stolen vehicles, stolen camper trailers, firearms and community mailboxes. During the course of the investigation a male was arrested on four charges and a female remains under investigation.
On September 30th, 2017 shortly before 10:00 pm, Mission POST members were investigating a rural property in the Silverdale area and observed a stolen pickup exit the property. The male driver of the vehicle, who was well known to police, attempted to evade POST members and eventually stopped in a nearby wooded area.
After utilizing the service of Air 1 and the LMD Police Dog Services, the male was arrested and taken into police custody.
The male was charged with Possession of Stolen Property and Flight from Police in addition to other charges. The male remains in custody to appear in court on these charges.
On October 4th, 2017 Mission POST attended a rural property in the Silverdale area to execute a warrant for stolen vehicles.
Three stolen trucks were recovered from the property totaling a value of over $30,000. Police will continue to investigate potential suspects over the coming days.
Cst. James MasonMedia Relations Officer
7171 Oliver St, Mission, BC, V2V 6H2
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