Police recover stolen scooter

Saanich man faces charges of possession of stolen property

A Saanich man faces criminal charges of possession of stolen property after a routine traffic stop in Langford. At 9:30 a.m. on Dec. 21, West Shore RCMP stopped a blue Yamaha scooter in the 700 block of Goldstream Avenue after the driver failed to stop at a stop sign. RCMP quickly determined the scooter was stolen.

The driver, who smelled strongly of alcohol, was taken into custody and held for court, and issued an immediate roadside prohibition.