Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – On June 19th, 2017 at 12:10 a.m. police attempted to stop a 2007 GMC Sierra truck near the intersection of Briarwood Road and Beechdale Crescent for having a stolen license plate on it. The vehicle refused to stop and fled at a high rate of speed.
After a short distance the officers disengaged due to public safety concerns. Moments later, the vehicle struck a tree and power pole near the 900 block of Heritage Crescent. The occupants fled the vehicle on foot. A canine track was initiated and a male suspect was located in the 200 block of Brudell Road.
A 44 year old male has been charged with possession of stolen property (license plate), possession of break and enter tools and breaching court imposed conditions. This incident is under investigation and a second male is also being sought by police.
(Occurrence Number: 17-61940)
Saskatoon Police Service