A West Kelowna RCMP officer’s late-night caffeine craving has landed a man in custody.
According to the RCMP, an officer was in line at a drive-through of a local coffee shop just before 2:30 a.m. on Mar. 1, when she discovered that the vehicle she was behind had been reported stolen on Feb. 28. in Edmonton.
Officers were able to surround the vehicle and the driver was taken into custody without incident.
During the arrest, it was determined that the man had two outstanding warrants from Merritt for driving while prohibited, and was currently a prohibited driver.
Peter Hancock, 39, is facing charges for prohibited driving and possession of stolen property. He currently remains in police custody.