Stolen handgun recovered
A Prince George man has been charged following an August 24 home invasion in the city and a stolen 9mm Glock handgun has been recovered.
During the early morning of August 24 the Prince George RCMP received a report of home invasion Robbery at a residence in Prince George.
The 911 call was received at 4:53 a.m. and officers immediately attended the residence on South Ogilvie Street. A shaken but otherwise uninjured 62-year-old female woman was located.
The investigation has found that after entering through a window, the two male suspects woke the victim and violently confined her for approximately 10 minutes. A large screen TV and large gun safe containing three handguns were taken from the residence. The handguns are described as:
- Glock 9 mm
- Springfield 45 Calibre
- Springfield 9 mm
The suspects fled the scene in the victim's vehicle which was located on Faulkner Crescent on September 2.
On September 20, investigators from the Prince George RCMP's Crime Reduction Team located and arrested a suspect in connection to this crime. Team members were able to gather enough evidence to support a search warrant at a residence in Prince George.
During the evening of September 20, investigators from the Crime Reduction Team executed a search warrant on a residence on the 4200 block of Quentin Avenue in the City. During that search, the stolen Glock 9 mm handgun was located.
Dohn William Warren Schmidt, 34, has been charged with break and enter. He is being held in custody until his next court appearance scheduled for October 3.
Investigators are anticipating further charges will be approved.
If you have any information about this serious Criminal offence or those persons responsible, please contact the Prince George RCMP at (250)561-3300 or anonymously contact Crime Stoppers at 1(800)222-TIPS (8477), online at www.pgcrimestoppers.bc.ca, or Text-A-Tip to CRIMES (274637) using keyword "pgtips".