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Suspects Accused Of Stealing Good Samaritan’s Vehicle Appear In Court

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Court dates have been set for Arraignment Hearings in Williams Lake for two people accused of, among other things, stealing the vehicle of a good samaritan who had stopped to help them.

28-year old Oscar Pierce is due back in court on August 29th, while 35-year old Carmen MacDonald is scheduled to appear on September 5th.

They were arrested back in early June.

Williams Lake RCMP say a good samaritan had stopped to help an adult male and female who were involved in a motor vehicle accident on Highway 97 in the 70-Mile area.

Police say the pair then stole the person’s vehicle and headed north.

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RCMP say they were eventually apprehended due to the combined efforts of Williams Lake, Quesnel RCMP, the Emergency Response Team, Police Dog Services and a helicopter.

Police say further investigation revealed that the suspects were also wanted in Alberta in connection with an armed robbery.

In BC, Pierce and MacDonald are both facing a charge of Possession of Stolen Property.

Pierce is also facing one count of Dangerous Operation of a Motor Vehicle.

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