Charges Laid in Relation to a Stolen Sky Shuttle Bus

A women has been arrested after stealing a Sky Shuttle Bus from the EIA and proceeded to drive into the Beaumont and Wetaskiwin RCMP detachment areas before heading North on Hwy 2 into the city of Edmonton.

Charges have been sworn against an Edmonton woman following the theft of a Sky Shuttle bus from the Edmonton International Airport.

On December 3 at approximately 4:00 pm, a female entered an empty Sky Shuttle bus that was parked, running, at the airport. The woman stole the bus and drove into the Beaumont and Wetaskiwin RCMP detachment areas before heading North on Hwy 2 into the city of Edmonton.

Officers from the RCMP and Edmonton Police were able to track the bus location through the on-board GPS. The bus was driven to West Edmonton Mall where it became immobilized after trying to drive into a parkade and striking the roof.

The driver, 22-year-old Nila Cacapit, of Edmonton was taken into custody by Edmonton Police and turned over to the Edmonton International Airport RCMP for processing.

Cacapit faces seven criminal code charges as a result of these events:

  • Theft over $5000
  • Flight from police
  • Dangerous operation of a motor vehicle
  • Driving while disqualified
  • Obstruct peace officer
  • Possession of stolen property
  • Fail to comply with probation order

Cacapit has been remanded into custody and is scheduled to make her first court appearance on December 7th in Leduc Provincial Court.

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