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Brothers arrested following report of suspicious persons

On Wednesday March 18 at approximately 5:20 a.m., the Prince George RCMP responded to a report of two men checking for unlocked vehicles in a parking lot on Commercial Crescent in Prince George.

Officers, including a police dog service team, responded to the report.  When confronted by police, both men tried to flee, but were arrested shortly after with the assistance of police service dog Taz.  One suspect had multiple outstanding arrest warrants.

The BC Prosecution Service has approved the following Criminal Code charges against 40-year-old William Gerald McBride of Prince George:

  • Resist arrest
  • Possession of break-in instruments
  • Breach of release order

The BC Prosecution Service has approved the following Criminal Code charges against 33-year-old Christopher Eugene McBride who recently resided in Maple Ridge and Victoria, BC:

  • Resist arrest
  • Possession of break-in instruments
  • Breach of release order
  • Fail to comply with probation

Both accused were remanded in custody until their next court dates scheduled for later this month.

If you have any information about property related Criminal offences, please contact the Prince George RCMP at (250)561-3300 or anonymously contact Crime Stoppers at 1(800)222-8477 or online at www.pgcrimestoppers.bc.ca (English only).  You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers.  If you provide information that leads to an arrest or recovery of stolen property, you could be eligible for a cash reward.

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