Bait car captures fugitive in Comox Valley

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.

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