RNC Make Arrests in Automobile Theft Case #nltraffic

The RNC has arrested three individuals in connection with the theft of a new motor vehicle from a local car dealership. On Friday, May 5, 2017, patrol officers responded to Capital Hyundai on Kenmount Road in St. John’s to a report that a 2017 Hyundai Tucson had been stolen sometime overnight. On Thursday afternoon, May 11, 2017, a member of RNC’s General Investigation Unit, who was investigating the theft, located the vehicle parked in the area of Suvla Street in St. John’s. The vehicle was initially unoccupied, but a short time later, GIU members arrested three individuals attempting to gain access to the vehicle. Arrested were an 18 year old St. John’s woman and two youths – a male and a female. All three were charged with procession of stolen property and held to appear at Provincial Court. The investigation is ongoing. The RNC’s General Investigation Unit is asking that if anyone who has information on automobile thefts to contact the RNC at 709-729-8000 or contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). You can now provide information anonymously on the NL Crime Stoppers Website at www.nlcrimestoppers.com.