15, 17 and 19 year olds arrested in connection with car thefts
Police arrested three young men in connection with vehicle theft overnight from Thursday to Friday.
A 19-year-old suspect mistimed his timing to attempt to recover the vehicle he had sold hours earlier.
Sherbrooke Police Department reports that the The charges against the suspect occurred around 12:30 a.m. on the night of Thursday to Friday, on Chemin Dion in the Saint-Élie sector. The young man was unaware that an agent was already there, in an unmarked vehicle.
An hour earlier, the police had arrested two minors aged 15 and 17 at the same place. The two suspects, from Montreal, were prowling aboard a 2021 Honda Civic that had been reported stolen.
As these first patrollers left the place to go to headquarters with the two teenagers, another officer watches the stolen vehicle in an unmarked car. Just as a suspicious vehicle approaches, an individual grabs another 2009 Honda Civic vehicle that was located right next to the first stolen vehicle, the doorman explains. -Spokesperson for the Sherbrooke Police Department, Martin Carrier.
The man behind the wheel was quickly arrested. It was the former owner of the 2009 Honda Civic vehicle.
The 19-year-old suspect has been released, but the two teenagers will be interviewed today. today by the police.
The SPS has opened an investigation into these two events.