A Prince George man is facing six charges after stealing nearly $4,000 in goods from a retail business early this morning (March 18).
Lionel Williams Tanguay was arrested before 3 a.m. today without incident after RCMP were called to a break-and-enter at a commercial business on 600-block, Central St. West.
According to the report, a lone man smashed the window of a retail store in the Spruceland area and fled with stolen merchandise in a shopping cart.
Tanguay was found and frontline officers recovered the goods in the suspect’s possession, the shopping cart and a nearby dumpster.
The 41-year-old has been charged with the following, all approved by the BC Prosecution Service:
- Break-and-enter with intent
- Theft under $5,000
- Mischief under $5,000
- Possession of break-in instruments
- Disguise with intent
- Fail to comply with release order (Two counts)
Tanguay is scheduled to appear in court via teleconference today.
Anyone with information about property-related crime is encouraged to call the Prince George RCMP at 250-561-3300, anonymously contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or go online to www.pgcrimestoppers.bc.ca.