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Alleged bus thief charged

Colin Gordon Roger Mamela remains in custody on counts of motor vehicle theft, fleeing police and resisting arrest
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Charges have been approved against a man suspected of stealing a city transit bus.

According to court records, Colin Gordon Roger Mamela remains in custody as of Monday on counts of motor vehicle theft, fleeing police and resisting arrest from the July 28 incident, when just after 8 a.m. Prince George RCMP received a report of the theft from a spot in the 1400 block of Edmonton Street.

According to a statement from police, officers soon located the vehicle heading along Highway 16 towards College Heights and, with the help of a police service dog and handler, a suspect was arrested at the intersection of Domano Road and Moriarty Crescent, where the bus had come to a stop.

Mamela has a criminal record, according to court records.