Charges Laid in Break, Enter & Fight from Police

Three persons in custody have been charged following a break & enter to a business and flight from police.

  • Wed Aug 10th, 2016 10:00am
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Barbara Latkowski

Caledonia Courier

Three persons in custody have been charged following a break & enter to a business and flight from police.

On Saturday July 30th at approximately 4 a.m., the Prince George RCMP received a report of a break & enter in progress at a commercial business on Cowart Road in Prince George.

According to the Prince George R.C.M.P., when officers arrived on scene, a pickup truck fled the business compound and rammed a fully marked police vehicle.  The suspect vehicle left the area despite having serious damage to one of its tires.

Approximately 20 minutes later, the suspect vehicle collided at low speed with a parked vehicle on Pioneer Avenue.  The four occupants of the vehicle, two adult males and two adult females were taken into custody with the assistance of the Police Dog Service.

Two police officers were transported to hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

According to the R.C.M.P., A 30 year old female from Fort St. James was released on a Promise to Appear for court in September 2016.  The remaining three suspects were held in custody and appeared in court on August 2.

Adam Kelly McGOWAN, a 37 year old man from Fort St. James, BC, has been charged by Provincial Crown Counsel with the following offences:

·       Attempted Break & Enter

·       Dangerous Operation of a Motor Vehicle

·       Assault Police Officer

·       Assault with a Weapon

·       Fail to Stop for Police

·       Operate a Vehicle with Disqualified

Devon Andrew JACOBS, a 31 year old man from Fort St. James, BC, has been charged by Provincial Crown Counsel with the following offences:

·       Attempted Break & Enter

Madison Irene CALDER, a 19 year old woman that recently relocated to Prince George from Kamloops, BC, has been charged by Provincial Crown Counsel with the following offences:

·       Attempted Break & Enter

·       Fail to Stop for Police

The three individuals have been remanded in custody until their next court appearance scheduled for Wednesday August 10th, 2016.

If you have any information about property related crimes in Fort St. James, please contact the Fort St. James R.C.M.P. at: (250) 996-8269 or at Crime Stoppers at: 1-800-222-8477.