Thursday August 8, 2019 – 2:30pm
On Thursday afternoon, while on patrol, Charlottetown Police Services intercepted a stolen vehicle that was previously reported stolen out of Saint John New Brunswick. Police were alerted to the vehicle by the License Plate Recognition camera that detected the New Brunswick licence plate number and sent an alert to the Officer on patrol.
The Officer attempted to pull the vehicle over but it fled from Police. The Street Crime Unit, in unmarked police vehicles were able to located the stolen vehicle a short distance away and arrested two males.
A 22 year old Nova Scotia male and a 20 year old New Brunswick male were charged with possession of property obtained by crime, flight from Police and dangerous operation of a motor vehicle. The men were released from custody and will appear in Provincial Court at a later date.