UPDATE: Jan. 9
The victim involved in this alleged hit-and-run is reported to have only suffered minor injuries, such as scrape and scratches according to RCMP.
Two Williams Lake residents, who allegedly hit a man with a car and drove with him on the hood for two blocks, will appear in court today.
RCMP responded to a report of a Clinton man struck by a vehicle just before 10 a.m. on Jan. 5.
According to Cst. Andrew Waters the man was allegedly hit by a vehicle that then proceeded two and a half blocks with the Clinton man on the hood of the car before being able to get off.
At 10 a.m. the Williams Lake RCMP were asked to look for a Chrysler Intrepid with stolen licence plates as it was last seen heading Northbound on Highway 97.
Just after 1 p.m. police spotted the suspect vehicle in Lac La Hache and made the arrest of the male driver and female passenger.
The driver, 23-year -old Jared Ingle is a Williams Lake Prolific Offender who has been charged with:
- Possession of stolen property under $5000;
- Drive while disqualified;
- Resist a peace officer;
- Break and enter;
- Assault with a weapon;
- Utter threats to cause death;
- Dangerous driving
Karla Mindel, 29, also of Williams Lake, has been charged with break-and-enter and possession of stolen property under $5000.
The Cariboo Chilcotin Crime Reduction Unit executed a search warrant on the vehicle where a number of prohibited weapons, ammunition and a quantity of suspected cocaine, heroin and methamphetamine were seized.
Both Ingle and Mindel remain in custody. The investigation is ongoing and further charges are recommended.