Comox Valley RCMP were made aware in the early-morning hours of Nov. 10 that one of the bait cars had been activated in the Courtenay area.
Further investigation by police led to the arrest of 25-year-old Lance Sutherland, who had outstanding warrants in both Edmonton and Calgary.
Sutherland has been charged with theft under $5,000, possession of stolen property and obstruction of a police officer.
Comox Valley RCMP want to remind the public that bait cars can be anywhere. For more information, visit www.baitcar.com
— Comox Valley RCMP