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.