Prince Albert Police Service had a busy night recovering stolen vehicles.
File # 2018-2464
On January 25, 2018 at 9:30 p.m. patrol officers responded to a residence in the 800 Block of 16 Street West for a vehicle that had just been stolen.
While on-route to the complainant’s address police located the stolen vehicle being operated in the Unit Block of 13 Street West. Patrol officers pulled the vehicle over without incident and arrested a lone male occupant.
The suspect was confirmed to be an 11-year-old. The youth was released to the care of his guardians without charges, due to his age.
File # 2018-2469
On January 25, 2018 at 9:45 p.m., Prince Albert RCMP contacted Prince Albert Police Service requesting assistance in stopping a truck involved in a previous complaint. The truck was travelling west bound on Highway 55 East toward the city. Prince Albert Police Service patrol members attended to the North end of the Diefenbaker Bridge to assist to pull over the stolen truck. Police initiated emergency equipment as the truck approached and travelled west bound into Hazeldale. The truck lost control and ran into a parked car in the 200 Block of Riverside Drive. Three occupants fled on foot. Both City Police and RCMP members followed on foot and took all three suspects into custody without further incident. No one was injured in the incident.
A 23-year-old female from Prince Albert is charged with possession of a stolen vehicle, failing to remain at the scene of an accident, operating a motor vehicle in a manor dangerous to the public, evading police and breach of court order (Info # 991039166).
A 39-year-old male from Prince Albert is charged with resisting arrest (Info # 991039178).
Both suspects will make their first court appearance in Prince Albert Provincial Court today.
The stolen truck was involved in a theft of gas earlier in the day from a gas station on 15 Avenue East. Just after 5:00 p.m., patrol officer located the truck in the 800 Block of 15 Street East, travelling east bound. Patrol officers turned on emergency lights and siren and the stolen truck ignored and sped up east bound. Due to public safety concerns, police did not pursue the truck.
Sgt. Travis Willie