From the Abbotsford News:

Using a bait car and other resources, RCMP took aim at the problem of theft of and from vehicles in Maple Ridge.

The Ridge Meadows RCMP Street Enforcement Unit has arrested two men identified as alleged Lower Mainland prolific offenders with the help of multiple integrated units, including local crime analysts, the Bait Car program, Air 1 helicopter and the Lower Mainland Integrated Police Dog Services.

The stolen vehicles were tracked to Port Coquitlam

Air 1 was called in, establishing surveillance from the sky, and the stolen truck was tracked to Port Coquitlam. This allowed the street unit and the dog service to get into place and orchestrate a safe stop, where the driver was arrested.

Two men were arrested…

The other half of the team arrested Clayton Nielsen, 33, of Port Coquitlam, on a warrant from Coquitlam police.

He is facing new charges: theft of a motor vehicle; driving while prohibited; driving while unlicensed and onindefinite prohibition; three counts of breach of probation; and three counts of breach of undertaking or recognizance.

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