Two Nelson men in custody following Friday morning takedown in South Slocan
Two men from Nelson are in custody awaiting bail hearings following an early morning takedown by RCMP near South Slocan Friday.
RCMP Sergeant Monty Taylor of Nelson detachment said in a media release shortly before 8 a.m. a person noticed there was a suspicious man wandering around a business in South Slocan.
Taylor said the suspicious male was associated to a Jeep that was parked nearby.
The incident was immediately reported to RCMP.
Taylor said Nelson RCMP members responded to the call and located the Jeep and two male occupants on Playmor Road.
“The Jeep was identified as stolen from Nelson Avenue in Nelson on Wednesday (October 12),” said Taylor.
Taylor said both men, 38 and 28 years old, were subsequently arrested and transported back to Nelson Detachment.
“One of the males had an outstanding warrant for his arrest related to theft and possession of stolen property.”