Mounties catch break and enter suspect

Prince George

2022-10-19 14:53 PDT

File # 2022-37971

Shortly after 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 18, 2022, Prince George RCMP Frontline Police Officers responded to report of a break-and-enter in progress at a business on the 9200-block of Northern Crescent. The owner of the business reported they could see a man inside the building on their video surveillance.

Police officers immediately flooded the area and located a man nearby who matched the description of the suspect. He was identified as Shawn Underhill, who is known to police, and was arrested for breaking and entering. Our police officers’ quick response to this report, in combination with the live video surveillance, ensured we had the suspect apprehended within an hour of the initial complaint, states Cpl. Jennifer Cooper, Media Relations Officer for the Prince George RCMP.

The B.C. Prosecution Service has approved the following charge in this matter:

Shawn Underhill will remain in custody until his next court appearance.

The investigation is ongoing.

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 (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.

Consider registering your home or business surveillance system with the City of Prince George’s CCTV registry. For more information, visit the City of Prince George website at (English only).

Released by

Cpl. Jennifer Cooper

Communications NCO / Media Relations Officer
Prince George RCMP
455 Victoria Street, Prince George, BC, V2L 0B7
Office: 250-561-3300


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