Stolen Plates Lead Police to Recover Stolen Van


On May 14, 2018 Dryden Police received a report of stolen licence plates from the parking lot of Eagles Landing. Police learned that a light coloured minivan pulled up to the victimโ€™s car and a suspect removed the plates.


On May 16, 2018, police observed the stolen plates on a silver minivan travelling on Orvis Avenue. As a result of the van being stopped, police learned that the 2018 Dodge Caravan had been reported by Enterprise Car Rental.

The driver was identified as Ashley Georgeson โ€“ 22 years of Wabigoon. Upon arrest, police also recovered a small quantity of methamphetamines from Georgeson.

GEORGESON is charged with the following offences;

  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000- in Canada
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5,000- In Canada
  • Obstruct Peace Officer
  • Possession of a Schedule 1 Substance- Methamphetamine
  • Possession of a prohibited device or ammunition
  • Fail to Comply with Undertaking x2
  • Drive motor vehicle no Licence
  • Use plate not authorized for vehicle

Georgeson is to appear at a bail hearing on Friday May 18, 2018 in Sioux Lookout.


Source: Dryden Police Service Media Release