RCMP arrest three in Saturday chase

Three people were arrested and held over for court after a police chase on Highway 20 Saturday, Aug. 31.

  • Sep. 3, 2013 10:00 a.m.

Three people were arrested and held over for court after a police chase on Highway 20 Saturday, Aug. 31.

RCMP began conducting patrols near the Sheep Creek bridge after a vehicle was stolen from Alexis Creek. At 3 a.m. police located and attemped to stop the vehicle, but the driver sped off toward Alexis Creek. Police pursued the vehicle for 120 kilometres before Alexis Creek RCMP spike-belted the truck.

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RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance after a horse was shot near the 4000 Block of Highway 97 near Wildwood, some time between 8:30 p.m. Aug. 26 and 1 p.m. Aug. 27.  The horse was killed on private, enclosed land.

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Around 4:15 a.m. Monday, Sept. 3, PD Security reported to police a fence had been broken into at Thomson Rivers University (TRU) on Western Avenue.

A property representative for TRU attended and realized a Bobcat skid steer had been stolen.  Police followed skid tracks that crossed Western Avenue into the dairy fields down to the Soda Creek railway tracks going north bound and located the Bobcat stuck in an area just below the Soda Creek Road.

Police suspect a lone person was responsible because there were tracks leaving the skid steer up to trailer park area on the Old Soda Creek Road.

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