Peace Regional RCMP are reminding residents not to leave their vehicles unattended while running this winter after a vehicle was stolen in Peace River.
On December 3rd, Peace Regional RCMP responded to a report of a vehicle and attached trailer that was stolen after it was left running to warm up near 74th Street in Peace River.
According to the RCMP, 43-year-old Grande Prairie resident, Jeremy James Worden was found and charged with theft of a motor vehicle, operating a motor vehicle while prohibited, and mischief over $5,000.
Worden was brought before a Justice of the Peace and was remanded with an Alberta Court of Justice court date of December 4th.
Police are advising residents to educate themselves on the risks of running vehicles and leaving them unattended this winter. The RCMP says there are multiple tips and tricks available through the Lock It or Lose It program, local Rural Crimewatch groups, Citizens on Patrol, or directly through the Peace Regional RCMP detachment.