Three Males Arrested in Connection to Stolen Vehicles Recovered in Mission
2017-11-30 15:39 PST
File # 2017-13960_14092_14152
Mission BC: With the collaborative work of several teams of the Mission RCMP, three (3) males were taken into custody and are facing a total of 10 charges in relation to stolen vehicles.
On November 21st, 2017, Mission General Duty Members responded to a report of two (2) suspicious vehicles parked in front of a residence on Kudo Drive. Police attended the area, locating a male who matched the description of a male seen early exiting one of the vehicles. The male suspect, Chase Goldney, ran from Police and was later located in a nearby residence with the assistance of the LMD Police Dog Services. Chase Goldney was taken into police custody and charged with two (2) charges in relation to the stolen vehicles. The two vehicles recovered were stolen earlier that day from an address on Columbia Street and from the Mission Walmart.
On November 25th, 2017, the Mission Prolific Offender Suppression Team conducted a traffic stop with a pickup truck after the driver was exhibiting suspicious behaviour. The truck was identified and confirmed as being stolen out of 100 Mile House, British Columbia. The driver, Leslie Cole was taken into police custody and charged with three (3) charges in relation to the stolen vehicle.
On November 26th, 2017, Mission General Duty Members were advised of a suspicious Ford F350 parked at the end of cul-de-sac near Dewdney Trunk Road and Ferndale Road. Police had receive a report earlier that afternoon that a pickup matching that description was stolen outside a home on Best Avenue, while the owners were partaking in the Grey Cup celebrations. Prior to Police attendance the male fled the truck, taking haven in nearby bushes. With the assistance of a witness and LMD Police Dog Services, the male was located and taken into Police custody. Barrie Maclean, has received five (5) charges in relation to the stolen vehicle.
As a policing Detachment we are pleased to be able to report that the number of stolen vehicles over the past three years has been on a steady decline. These numbers are attributed to the great work of our Detachment; as well as, the vehicle owners who are taking the appropriate steps to protect their vehicles such as locking them, parking in the garage and installing protective equipment. We continue to encourage vehicle owners to be diligent in taking the steps necessary to remove the temptation from those who would otherwise choose to commit auto theft. [Constable James Mason, Mission MRO]
From September 2015 to September 2017, there was a 18 percent (%) drop in reported auto thefts; while theft from auto for those same dates saw a 24 percent (%) drop in reported occurrences.
With the winter holidays fast approaching, consumers are reminded to take actions to secure their shopping items while storing them in their vehicles… don’t let your gifts fall victim to the Grinch. [Constable James Mason, Mission MRO]
Cst. James MasonMedia Relations Officer
7171 Oliver St, Mission, BC, V2V 6H2
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