Over the last several weeks, the New Westminster Police Department has been working to identify a male suspect in several incidents of theft from vehicles, mischief and break & enter. The male was targeting the Sapperton area of New Westminster.
On November 29th, 2012, twenty-six year old Richard Johnson McAfee was arrested and charge approval was granted by Crown Counsel on November 30th for the following offences:
- 18 counts of Theft Under $5000
The arrest comes after a collaborative effort by the NWPD’s Patrol Division, the Street Crime Unit and the Forensic Identification Unit. McAfee remains in custody until his next court date December 4, 2012.