Prince George RCMP has been dealing with an increased number of break and enters in rural areas near the city.
Since August 11th, Prince George RCMP has received a number of reports of Break & Enters to properties on Norman Lake and other rural locations.
Late on August 15th, an RCMP officer noticed a suspicious cube van from a rental company traveling on Norman Road, the officer then initiated a traffic stop with the van.
The driver of the van failed to stop for police and headed back towards Highway 16. Once the van reached Highway 16, the driver turned east towards Prince George and then turned north bound on Telachick Road. At approximately 11:40 PM, a spike belt was utilized to stop the vehicle.
The two male occupants fled the van on foot. Ammunition was found in the cab of the van leading officers to believe the suspects may be armed.
Officers then located the two suspects 15 minutes later, Both 30 year old males will be held in custody pending further investigation. Several charges are likely.
To report a Break & Enter or theft of property that has previously occurred, call the Prince George RCMP’s non-emergency line at 250-561-3300.
If you have any information about property offenses or the persons responsible, please contact the Prince George RCMP at (250)561-3300 or anonymously contact Crime Stoppers at 1(800)222-8477, online at www.pgcrimestoppers.bc.ca