App and Kamloops Mounties used to recover stolen truck

Kamloops RCMP Cpl. Jodi Shelkie said police received a report on Oct. 18 that a Chevrolet pickup truck had been stolen on the North Shore. The truck owner was able to track his vehicle using an app called My Chevrolet

A Kamloops man used a vehicle-locator app to find his stolen pickup truck, which was then recovered by Mounties.

Kamloops RCMP Cpl. Jodi Shelkie said police received a report on Oct. 18 that a Chevrolet pickup truck had been stolen on the North Shore. The truck owner was able to track his vehicle using an app called My Chevrolet.

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“The owner gave the location to the police, who surveilled the location for 15 minutes when they saw a man walk towards the stolen vehicle and then get into it,” Shelkie said.

“Officers then apprehended the male without incident.”

Shelkie said technology helped police find the stolen truck, which was recovered with no damage sustained.

A 24-year-old man from Kamloops was taken into custody on a previous outstanding warrant. Charges related to the stolen truck are pending.

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