Theives caught asleep at the switch in Agassiz
On Saturday, May 2nd, while conducting pro-active patrols Agassiz RCMP, arrested two males with a stolen truck.
At approximately 10:26 p.m., a police officer observed a truck parked in the boat launch parking lot on Esplanade Avenue. The truck did not have a boat trailer attached. Upon investigation the licence plate had an expired decal and was flagged as stolen from another truck.Further inquiries revealed that the truck itself was stolen as was the snowmobile in the bed of the truck.
Located in the cab of the truck were two adult males who were fast asleep. The two were promptly woken up and arrested for possession of stolen property.
23 year old Raymond Thiffault, of no fixed address, was held in custody for anappearance in Chilliwack Provincial court on May 5 on two charges of possession of stolen property over $5000. The second male, a 33 year old Chilliwack resident, was released for a Chilliwack provincial court appearance for July 29 for two charges of possession of stolen property over $5000.
“Thieves may nap but the police are ever vigilant,” said Cpl. Len vanNieuwenhuizen.