Counterfeit Suspects Arrested


2017-08-02 14:16 PDT

File # 2017-6033

August 2 at 11:15 a.m., an Oceanside RCMP officer was investigating an alleged theft on Melrose Road in Qualicum Beach when he spotted a familiar face drive by him in a van. The female driver, who is well known to the officer, had outstanding arrest warrants prompting the officer to stop the van.

In the van was a 45 year old female from Coombs, and a 37 year old man of no fixed address. Both parties had outstanding arrest warrants relating to a July 12 Oceanside RCMP file regarding counterfeit American currency. These suspects are accused with Possession and Uttering Counterfeit Currency in relation to that July occurrence.

See original file here

This was sharp work on the officer’s part in recognizing a well-known Prolific Offender and making a safe arrest. States S/Sgt. Pelletier

Released by

Cpl. Jesse Foreman

NCO i/c Community Policing
Oceanside RCMP
727 West Island Highway, Parksville BC V9P 1B9
Office: 250-248-6111 extension 245


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