DC man sentenced in PG

A Dawson Creek man whose drive in a stolen truck carrying stolen snowmobile was cut short by some alert City of Prince George employees was sentenced Tuesday to one year probation.

Tyler Lee Calliou, 31, had remained in custody since he was arrested on January 17, adding up to 102 days. Prince George RCMP said the employees recognized the vehicle from a posting on social media and notified police. Calliou was arrested on West Williams Road, just south of Red Rock.

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"Without this information, the suspect may not have been apprehended and the stolen property likely would not have been returned to the rightful owners," Cpl. Craig Douglass said at the time.

Checks revealed the truck was stolen from Mackenzie, its licence plate was stolen from Beaverlodge, Alta., and the snowmobile was stolen from Dawson Creek, RCMP said.

Calliou was issued the term for possessing stolen property under $5,000 and two counts of breaching an undertaking or recognizance.

He was also prohibited from driving for one year and fined $1,000 plus $150 in victim surcharges for two counts of driving while prohibited or licence suspended under the Motor Vehicle Act, committed in Dawson Creek and Pouce Coupe.


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