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Break and enter culprit gets jail time 

Just after 11 p.m. on Sunday the Prince George RCMP received a report of a break and enter in progress at a commercial business on the 400 block of Queensway in Prince George.  A man was seen entering the business.

Police attended the scene and searched the area for the suspect.  A car mirror was broken off and used to smash a window to the business.  Clothing items were stolen.

A 43-year-old Prince George man well known to police, was arrested a short time later wearing clothes found to be from the business.

The BC Prosecution Service approved the following charges against Robert Richard Prettie:

  • Break & Enter to commit Theft
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime under $5000
  • Mischief Under $5000

Prettie attended court on Monday December 17 and pled guilty to break and enter.  He was sentenced to 118 days in jail and one year probation.