Kamloops man arrested after driver of stolen Jeep rams police vehicle

The 27-year-old suspect is known to police

A Kamloops man was arrested on Sunday after allegedly fleeing when Mounties spotted a stolen Jeep outside a Westsyde home.

A Jeep Grand Cherokee was reported stolen on Friday, May 24.. On Sunday afternoon, police received a report of the vehicle driving erratically on Westsyde Road.

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Mounties found the vehicle outside a home, with a man and a woman walking to and from the Jeep. The man fled in the vehicle, police said, ramming an RCMP vehicle.

He was later arrested while leaving the vehicle on Mount Paul Way.

The 27-year-old suspect is known to police. The woman was not arrested.

Charges are being considered by prosecutors.

© Kamloops This Week


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