Quesnel RCMP have arrested a man in a break-and-enter case off of Highway 26.
After 10 pm on October 24 police located former Quesnel resident Sheldon Nipshank, who had attempted to steal from a rural property the day before but was caught by the owner’s video surveillance system.
He was found as a passenger in a vehicle with a woman, provided a false name to the patrolling officer, and a loaded rifle was found and seized.
Nipshank who remains in police custody, and has been charged with several offences including:
– 1 count of break & enter
– 1 count of trespass by night
– 1 count of obstruct Peace Officer
– 2 counts of failing to comply with court orders
– 3 counts of firearms related offences
The woman, Amy Brown, has also been charged with three counts of firearms-related offences, but was later released from custody.
The investigation has been handed over to the courts.
(Files from Kyle Balzer with MYPRINCEGEORGENOW)