Surrey man pleads guilty to SkyTrain thefts

Police say Harvey Peter Hogan was caught running along the tracks between Lougheed and Braid stations.

A 49-year-old Surrey man has pleaded guilty to a string of break-ins to two separate New Westminster SkyTrain stations and ATMs at those stations.

Just after 5 a.m. on March 3, members front the New Westminster Police arrested Harvey Peter Hogan on the elevated SkyTrain tracks between Lougheed and Braid SkyTrain stations. Police say he was trying to evade capture after breaking into the Braid station.

Metro Vancouver Transit Police recognized Hogan as the same man seen on video breaking into the 22nd Street Station  and the ATM at that station, at about 3:30 a.m. two days prior.

Hogan pleaded guilty to a total of 12 charges relating to the incidents on Tuesday, Nov. 3.

Charges include michief under $5,000, break and enter, and possession of break in instruments.

He is known to police and will be sentenced on Nov. 12 in New Westminster.

 

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Surrey councillor says McCallum, city sent letter to Uber to cease operations

Ridesharing company told to cease operations by 9 p.m. Friday within Surrey

Man killed in fall from Civic Hotel balcony in Surrey

Heavy emergency services presence in plaza at the skyscraper, at 13475 Central Ave.

Ride-hailing arrives in North Delta

Uber’s picking up passengers in North Delta, Ladner, but Tsawwassen is still waiting for the service

Plans for apartments on Strawberry Hill shopping site coming to Surrey council

It would be near the library, and include 123 rental units

Outdoor skating rink at free Winter Festival in Surrey, with food trucks and more

At Guildford Town Centre, hit the ice for free with your own skates or rent some for donation

VIDEO: Mass coronavirus quarantines seen in China won’t happen in Canada, authorities say

‘If a case comes here, and it is probably … it will still be business as normal’

Province’s oldest practising lawyer shares advice at her 100th birthday party

Firefighters bring Constance Isherwood a cake with 100 birthday candles

Vernon woman suing McDonald’s for spilled coffee

Woman seeking nearly $10K, says employee failed to put lid on properly

5 things you need to know to start using ridesharing in Metro Vancouver

From how to get started to where drivers can take you, heres all you need to know

Diners’ health tax not catching on in B.C., restaurant group says

Small businesses look for options to cover employer health tax

B.C. comic wins judgment after club owner slaps cellphone out of his hands

Incident happened last summer when Garrett Clark was performing in Abbotsford

Mayors call for ‘calmness’ as highway rockslide cuts Tofino, Ucluelet off from supplies

Ministry of transportation expects to open road for “essential travel only” from noon-8 p.m. Friday.

Owner surrenders dog suffering from days-old gunshot wound to B.C. SPCA

The dog was also found to be emaciated and suffering from a flea infestation

Most Read

l -->