Police in Lillooet has arrested a drunk woman who was trying to steal a car.
On January 14 at 8:30 pm, a man reported seeing an unknown woman inside his parked vehicle. The incident happened near Main Street and the man called police after seeing the woman was trying to start the vehicle with intent to steal it.
Police came and located a woman in the driver’s seat but she was unable to open the driver’s door to exit. Police opened the door and arrested the woman without incident. The intoxicated woman was taken to Lillooet cells to sober up overnight.
Police later learned that the vehicle had a broken driver’s door, which likely prevented the woman from escaping. The woman is facing numerous charges awaiting to be approved by BC Prosecution Services.