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Arrest made following break and enter at local car dealership

New Westminster – On December 20th at approximately 2:30 am the New Westminster Police Department received a 9-1-1 call from a security guard who was monitoring a live video feed of a local car dealership. The suspect had entered the dealership and was observed getting into a vehicle.

When officers arrived the suspect fled on foot; however; shortly after he complied with police direction and was arrested without incident.

Crown Counsel has approved break and enter charges against 43-year-old Vancouver resident, James Ginther.

“We are recommending both car dealerships and construction sites invest in a monitored security system,” stated Sergeant Kumar. “Thanks to this foresight, officers were quickly contacted and were able to make a safe arrest.”

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Media Contact: Sergeant Sanjay Kumar

Phone: 604-529-2537