West Kelowna Mounties find stolen car

RCMP arrest a man found in the driver’s seat of a reported stolen vehicle.

  • Mon Aug 15th, 2016 4:00pm
  • News

A man behaving strangely Saturday morning earned the attention of Mounties, who found him with a stolen car.

The West Kelowna RCMP responded  Aug. 13 at 10:53 a.m.,to a report of a man acting in a strange manner and causing a disturbance in the 4000 block of Gellatly Road.

“Police attended the area and located the man, now sitting in the driver’s seat of a blue Honda Civic, which investigators confirmed as reported by its owner as stolen sometime over night from Richter Avenue in Kelowna,” said Const. Jesse O’Donaghey, in a press release.

“The 31-year-old Kelowna man, of no fixed address, was taken into police custody without incident. He was held in police custody over the weekend.”

He faces potential charges of possession of property obtained by crime, possession of break in instruments, fail to comply with a Probation Order and possession of a controlled substance.