Vehicle theft ring busted

Kelowna RCMP have arrested two men in connection with a rash of vehicle thefts in Kelowna during the past few weeks.

Kody James Phillips, 27, and Joshua Albert Fleurant, 18, were arrested Sept. 6 in connection with the thefts.

According to police, the Kelowna RCMP Street Enforcement Team, with the assistance of a police dog, arrested the pair.

Phillips has since been charged with one count of possession of break-in instruments and three counts of theft of a motor vehicle. He is scheduled to appear in Court on Oct. 1.

Fleurant faces 11 counts of possession of stolen property and theft of a motor vehicle.

He has since entered a guilty plea and remains in custody.


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