From one motel to the next

RCMP in Fort St. James were led from one motel to another when they responded to an early-morning report of thefts from vehicles.

RCMP in Fort St. James were led from one motel to another when they responded to an early-morning report of thefts from vehicles.

At 7:49 a.m., RCMP went to the New Caledonia Motel to investigate a total of three vehicles which had been broken into and had items stolen from inside.

Wallets, clothes, iPods and a rifle were some of the items missing from the vehicles overnight.

Through the RCMP investigation, police said they were led to another motel room for which they then obtained a search warrant.

Police executed the search warrant on a room at the Chundoo Motor Inn later the same day.

They reported recovering a number of pieces of stolen property in the room and took one suspect into custody.

RCMP are requesting the suspect remain in custody to appear in court.

They also are seeking a warrant for the arrest of a second suspect.

Both suspects are reportedly residents of Fort St. James.