New Westminster – A Vancouver man was further remanded in custody on Friday after he was checked by Metro Vancouver Transit Police officers regarding suspicious behaviour. The check led to the discovery of seven outstanding warrants.
At 10 am, April 9, 2016, Transit Police Officers checked a man regarding suspicious behaviour in the Main Street/Science World SkyTrain Station. Police data base queries indicated he had seven outstanding warrants. The warrants had been issued by the Vancouver Police Department and the West Vancouver Police Department.
As police attempted to arrest the man he ran but was caught and taken into custody. A search of his backpack revealed tools, contrary to conditions imposed on him by a Court Undertaking on which he had previously been released.
Lloyd James Barclay, 34 years, is a resident of Vancouver and known to police. Barclay faces existing charges of Possession of Stolen Property x 2, Possession of House Breaking Instruments x 2, three previous Breaches of Release Conditions and one new charge of Breach of a Recognizance. His next court appearance is scheduled for April 18, 2016, in Vancouver Provincial Court.
This is a prime example of the commitment of Transit Police to ensuring the safety of all who use our transit system.