June 18, 2016 - 11:47 AM
KAMLOOPS – RCMP have a suspect in custody after a chase with a stolen pickup truck hauling a farm tractor on a flat deck trailer early this morning in Kamloops.
Police say the driver of the pickup wouldn’t stop for police at about 1:51 a.m., June18, on Hillside Drive.
While trying to get away, the suspect ran over a spike belt police had deployed blowing out the pickup’s tires, according to a RCMP media release.
The suspect drove into the downtown corner on the vehicle’s rims before stopping on the sidewalk next to the Sandman Signature Hotel in the 200-block of Lorne Street, where he was arrested.
The pickup, flat deck trailer and farm tractor had been stolen from a business in the 1200-block of McGill Road, police say.
A man is in custody for a court appearance on several charges.
To contact a reporter for this story, email Howard Alexander or call 250-491-0331 or email the editor. You can also submit photos, videos or news tips to the newsroom and be entered to win a monthly prize draw.
We welcome your comments and opinions on our stories but play nice. We won't censor or delete comments unless they contain off-topic statements or links, unnecessary vulgarity, false facts, spam or obviously fake profiles. If you have any concerns about what you see in comments, email the editor in the link above.
News from © InfoTel News Ltd, 2016