Kelowna woman arrested, say police, after alleged bait-car theft – Okanagan

A Kelowna woman who allegedly stole a bait car during the long weekend was arrested, police say.

Kelowna RCMP say the 39-year-old woman stole the car during the early hours of Saturday, July 30.

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“A short time after the activation, officers located the vehicle which was occupied by a lone female driver,” said Kelowna RCMP.

“The female, a Kelowna resident who is well known to the police, was arrested without incident. She was also arrested for three outstanding warrants.”

Police say the woman has been released from custody for a future court date, and that information is being forwarded to the BC Prosecution Service for review and charge approval.

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“We are actively using the bait car and bait bike technology to curb thefts within the City of Kelowna,” said Kelowna RCMP Const. Mike Della-Paolera.

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“I am seeing that many of these crimes are being committed by repeat offenders.”


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