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Police bust alleged cruiser thief

Jan. 3, 2013 at 4:09 PM   |   Comments

L’EPIPHANIE, Quebec, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- Authorities in Quebec said a man accused of stealing a police cruiser during his arrest is facing multiple charges.

Police said a 39-year-old man, whose name was not released, was arrested on an outstanding warrant early Dec. 29 during a dispute at a home in L'Epiphanie, The Montreal Gazette reported Thursday.

Officers went back into the home for an unspecified emergency and the man was able to drive off in the police cruiser, which was found abandoned a few hundred yards away about four hours later.

Police arrested the man at the same home at 5:30 a.m. Thursday. He is facing charges including impersonation, auto theft and driving under the influence of alcohol.

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