Bystanders detain woman suspected of stealing from cars – man and dog flee

Alert residents on Copperhead Road detained a woman suspected of stealing items from vehicles.

Her companion, who threatened to set loose a dog on the bystanders if they did not release her, eventually fled the scene.

The incident occurred January 26 at 1:51 a.m., according to RCMP Corporal Chad Parsons.

Police received a call that two people driving a green Honda were breaking into vehicles.

“Two males apprehended one female who was attempting to walk away with a handful of stolen items. They apprehended a male who was able to break free,” said Parsons.

“Apparently the male had a dog with him and threatened to release the dog.”

When the residents refused to let the woman go “the male loaded up the dog and left,” he said.

Police found a small amount of heroin, and a head lamp, when the woman was searched.

Charges are pending against a 25-year-old woman from the Lower Mainland, and police are still searching for the male suspect.

To report a typo, email:
publisher@similkameenspotlight.com
.



andrea.demeer@similkameenspotlight.com

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Just Posted

WorkSafe BC to investigate explosion at Princeton facility

Explosion at Envirogreen waste reclamation plant occurred Nov. 27

Okanagan Similkameen could have a sister city in the south of France

Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen considering agreement with wine region in southern France

Police plan forum in Hedley to address resident concerns

Princeton RCMP will hold a meeting in Hedley this month, to address… Continue reading

Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen directors to receive pay increase

Increase of 11.9 per cent to offset changes to taxation for elected officials

VIDEO: SNL skewers Trudeau’s mockery of Trump in high school cafeteria sketch

The three world leaders won’t let Trump sit at the cool kids’ table

West Kelowna house fire demonstrates danger posed by candles

West Kelowna Fire Rescue says an unattended candle caused the Sunday afternoon fire.

B.C. universities post $340 million worth of surpluses thanks to international student tuition

Students call for spending as international enrolment produces huge surpluses at many universities

Conservatives urge Morneau to deliver ‘urgent’ fall economic update

Morneau says the first thing the Liberals plan to do is bring in their promised tax cut for the middle class

INFOGRAPHIC: How much money did your local university or college make last year?

B.C. university and colleges posted a combined $340 million surplus in 2018/19

B.C. creates $8.5M organization to improve safety for health care workers

Group will bring together unions, province, health care organizations

Kovrig clings to humour as ‘two Michaels’ near one year in Chinese prison

Their detention is widely viewed as retaliation for Canada’s arrest of Chinese high-tech scion Meng Wanzhou

Slippery sections reported on Okanagan and Shuswap highways

Some sections of the Trans-Canada highway have black ice on them.

Most Read