Quick police response catches B&E suspect

Prince George

2021-12-22 09:41 PST

File # 2021-49495

A rapid police response to a report of a break-and-enter enabled the arrest of the suspect on Monday morning.

On Monday, December 20, 2021, shortly after 1:30 a.m., the Prince George RCMP responded to a report of a break-and-enter to a business on the 1500 block of 20 Avenue. Police located a man matching the description just a few blocks from the break-and-enter. The suspect, who is known to police, was identified as 36-year-old, Prince George resident Edward Brookfield. Mr. Brookfield will remain in custody until his next court appearance.

The B.C. Prosecution Service approved the following charge:

Our quick police response enabled investigators to identify and arrest a suspect within a short time after the initial report of the break-and-enter. This is a great example of the hard work our officers to do keep our community safe, states Cpl. Jennifer Cooper, media spokesperson for the Prince George RCMP.

If you have any information about this or any other criminal offence, please contact the Prince George RCMP at (250)561-3300 or anonymously contact Crime Stoppers at 1(800)222-8477 or online at www.northernbccrimestoppers.ca (English only). You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers. If you provide information that leads to an arrest or recovery of stolen property, you could be eligible for a cash reward.

Released by

Cpl. Jennifer Cooper

Communications NCO / Media Relations Officer
Prince George RCMP
455 Victoria Street, Prince George, BC, V2L 0B7
Office: 250-561-3321
Cell: 250-613-3532

Email: pg_media@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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