Police were called out just after 8 a.m. to a report of a break and enter to a shed located in a fenced yard on MacDonald Avenue.
Surveillance images of the property showed a suspect enter the yard through a gate and break into the locked shed at approximately 4 a.m. The suspect stole a number of items including a bicycle, helmet, chain saw, tackle box, fishing rods, power tools and hiking boots. The value of these items is believed to be over $2,000.
At approximately 9:30 a.m., officers located and arrested the suspect near the intersection of Queensway and 17th Avenue. The stolen bicycle and helmet were recovered. The suspect was also found with a knife and small quantity of suspected methamphetamine.
The BC Prosecution Service has charged Bradley Robert Foster, a 41-year-old Prince George resident, with:
- Break and enter
- Possession of stolen property
- Fail to comply with probation
- Possession of a controlled substance
Foster has been held in custody and will appear in court on Friday October 9.
If you have any information about property related crimes or the persons responsible, 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.