Prince Rupert RCMP warn of prolific offender’s return to town

A Prince Rupert prolific offender has been released from the Prince George Correction Center and is expected to return to the area.

  • Dec. 12, 2011 5:00 p.m.

Editor’s note: The following was received from the Prince Rupert RCMP

A Prince Rupert  prolific offender has been released from the Prince George Correction Center on December 8, 2011 and is expected to return to the area.

Prince Rupert RCMP would like to remind everyone to be diligent as it relates to your personal property. Please remember to lock your doors of your house and car, especially during the hours of 5:00 pm   and 8:00 am.

In the past there has been a significant amount of Break & Enter investigations where the violator enters a residence through an unlocked door of a residence and is responsible for the theft of various items from as small as wallets to as large as flat screen televisions.

RCMP in Prince Rupert would like to remind people that security and self awareness plays an important role in crime reduction. Please remember to lock your house and car doors and don’t leave valuables in plain sight in your vehicle. Remember reduce the risk before becoming a victim.

If you see, hear or witness something that you feel is suspicious or you think that police should be aware of it, please call the Prince Rupert RCMP Detachment immediately at 250-627-0700 or if it is an emergency,  please dial 911.