A 42-year-old man has been charged with 25 offences relating to a series of thefts and other incidents in eastern New Brunswick.
On November 7, 2017, around 9:30am, the Southeast District RCMP Richibucto Detachment identified a stolen car at a business on rue Principale in Saint-Antoine. The driver attempted to flee the scene in the car, striking an unmarked police car and a second vehicle. He was arrested at the scene. No one was injured.
Following his arrest, it was determined that the driver was also wanted in connection with a series of thefts and other incidents across Kent County and in the town of Shediac between September 21, 2017 and November 7, 2017.
On November 8, 2017, Kevin Ross Kingston of Sainte-Marie-de-Kent appeared in Moncton Provincial Court and was charged with:
- · Resisting arrest
- · Dangerous operation of a motor vehicle
- · Operating a motor vehicle while being pursued by police
- · Five counts of driving while disqualified
- · Two counts of theft of a motor vehicle
- · 10 counts of theft under $5,000
- · Possession of stolen property
- · Being unlawfully in a dwelling house
- · Three counts of failing to comply with an undertaking.
He was remanded in custody pending a bail hearing on November 9, 2017.
The investigation is continuing.