Unfortunate Holiday Check Stop for Car Thieves

Unfortunate Check Stop for Car Thieves

WINNIPEG - The Holiday Check-Stop Program nabbed a stolen vehicle while conducting their yearly high-visibility line-up.

On December 11 at 12:00 am. the check stop was being conducted at Main Street and Assiniboine Avenue. When one vehicle was directed to the front of the line, it was discovered to be a stolen vehicle with stolen plates. The female driver didn't have a driver's licence and the female passenger was found to be violating a court order.

When police searched the women they found .65 grams of heroin with a street value of $250 and three additional stolen plates.

.The stolen vehicle had been reported taken from the 400 block of Balmoral Street on December 10, 2018, after the owner had left the vehicle running with the keys inside. The four stolen licence plates were taken from four different vehicles sometime on December 10, 2018.

25 year-old Lorette Lynn Sumner has been charged with possession of heroin, possession of stolen property (5), and driving without a licence.

A 17-year-old female has also been charged with possession of stolen property (5) and failing to comply with a court order.

They were both held in custody.

TOPICS:   Winnipeg Crime

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