‘No regard for legislation and order’: RCMP announce arrest of alleged prolific property thief – Kelowna Information

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‘No regard for legislation and order’: RCMP announce arrest of alleged prolific property thief – Kelowna Information

Kelowna RCMP say they’ve arrested a person they allege is answerable for “vital quantities” of property crime throughout the Okanagan over the previous three months.

In a information launch Thursday, RCMP alleged Trevor Parkstrom, 47, of Lake Nation has been very energetic for the previous 90 days or so.

“Our groups reviewed Parkstrom’s historical past and thru their investigative work, decided that the residents of the Central Okanagan have been deeply impacted by an countless string of property crime together with theft over $5,000, fraud, and possession of stolen property,” stated police.

RCMP say Parkstrom generated police recordsdata in Armstrong, Oliver, Kamloops, Lake Nation, Kelowna and past.

Investigators have linked him to 12 recordsdata in December 2022 and 22 recordsdata previously 90 days. He has been named in about 150 requires service since 2013.

“He has proven no regard for legislation and order inside these communities,” police stated.

RCMP say an officer responded to a name on Dec. 18 from a resident reporting suspicious exercise within the early morning hours.

Officers attended and arrested Parkstrom in a stolen F250 truck in Kelowna.

Costs have been accredited and he shall be held in custody for the following two weeks awaiting a court docket date within the first week of January.

RCMP say he has “quite a few” excellent recordsdata throughout the Okanagan that shall be prioritized by investigators for extra expenses.

“Our groups work from the info and intelligence gathered, to piece collectively the details and proof and develop sturdy circumstances for court docket. We prioritize those that are ruthlessly committing crime and we take lawful motion via investigations to cease property crime,” says Cpl. Guillaume Tanguary of the Kelowna RCMP.

“Our communities have been considerably impacted by this crime spree”.