Charges laid in theft of Edmonton Airport shuttle bus

By rdnewsNOW
December 5, 2017 - 7:17am

LEDUC- Charges have been laid against an Edmonton woman following the theft of a Sky Shuttle bus from the Edmonton International Airport on Sunday afternoon.

At approximately 4:00 p.m., a woman entered an empty Sky Shuttle bus that was parked and running, at the airport.

She drove the bus into the Beaumont and Wetaskiwin RCMP detachment areas before heading north on the QE 2 into Edmonton.

RCMP officers and Edmonton Police were able to track the bus location through the on-board GPS.

It was driven to West Edmonton Mall where the incident ended after the bus was driven into a parkade and struck the roof.

The driver, 22-year-old Nila Isabelle Cacapit, of Edmonton was arrested and faces charges that include, theft over $5000, flight from police, dangerous driving, and obstructing a peace officer.

Cacapit has been remanded into custody and makes her first court appearance in Leduc on December 7.

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