Bay Roberts RCMP have arrested 27-year-old Samuel Mercer of Bay Roberts in relation to a stolen vehicle that crashed in Makinsons Thursday, Dec. 6.
Mercer was arrested Dec. 6 without incident, held in custody overnight and was in court the morning of Friday, Dec. 7.
Mercer is charged with theft of a motor vehicle, arson, theft under $5,000 and obstruction of a peace officer.
A number of tips and social media messages from the community were received. Bay Roberts RCMP thank the public for their assistance in identifying Mercer.