Off-duty officer stops Penticton tire thieves in their tracks
By Steve Arstad
An off duty police officer spotted tire thieves in Canadian Tire's tire bin behind the store last week.
(STEVE ARSTAD / iNFOnews.ca)
November 24, 2015 - 3:27 PM
PENTICTON - An alert off-duty officer foiled a pair of tire thieves last week in Penticton.
Around 8:45 a.m., Sunday, Nov. 22, the off-duty officer spotted two people in the locked tire bin at Canadian Tire on Railway Avenue.
Police responded to find a man and a woman in the compound. The male attempted to climb to the roof while the female was found in the tire pile.
A search of the pair produced weapons including a baton and knives, along with break-in tools and multiple tires in the back of a vehicle nearby.
The pair were arrested and charged with break and enter.
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