Break and Enter Suspect Arrested

Williams Lake

2017-12-08 18:05 PST

File # 2017-10176

On December 7th at 3:51 p.m., the RCMP responded to complaint of a break and enter in progress situated in the 1500 block of 4th Avenue, Williams Lake.

Police Dog Services along with uniform officers attended the residence and it was observed there was forced entry. Police entered the residence and informed the suspect that a police dog was present. The suspect still attempted to flee and was arrested by the police officers and police dog Grimm inside the residence. The suspect did sustain injuries from the police dog during the apprehension and he was assessed at Cariboo Memorial Hospital.

The suspect is a 48 year old male from the Williams Lake area and very well known to police for various offences. The suspect will remain in custody pending recommended charges to Crown Counsel for the offences of break and enter with intent and resisting arrest. No officers were injured including police dog Grimm. There were no occupants at home and the investigation is ongoing.


The RCMP would like to thank the public who observed this offence and called police immediately. The RCMP remind the public to report suspicious incidents in nature by contacting the detachment at (250) 392-6211 or dial 911 for crimes in progress.


Released by

Cst. Andrew Waters

General Duty
Williams Lake RCMP
575 Borland St., Williams Lake, BC V2G1R9
Office: 250-392-6211
Fax: 250-392-8707


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