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Penticton man arrested whereas sleeping in stolen car, once more
Penticton resident Shane Pope, 30, is well-known to police
A well known Penticton Police man has been arrested whereas sleeping in a stolen car, for the second time.
A resident reported that his car was stolen from his driveway on February 22. The following day at 11:30 a.m., the Penticton RCMP situated the stolen car parked on Rosetown Avenue.
The officer recognized the motive force as Shane Pope, 30, a Penticton resident, sleeping within the driver's seat. Pope has a protracted historical past of prison exercise in Penticton, incomes a fame as a prolific offender among the many police.
Pope was later arrested for possession of stolen items and for violating situations imposed by his court docket. One other man related to the car was additionally close by. The officer launched the second suspect with out process, the RCMP mentioned in a press launch.
The British Columbia prosecution service has authorized the brand new costs in opposition to Pope. He was then remanded in custody.
"The Penticton police know Shane Pope very properly," mentioned the constable. James Grandy. “We beforehand arrested him in July 2020 beneath comparable circumstances. At the moment, Shane Pope was additionally discovered asleep in a lately stolen car.
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