An arrest has been made after numerous parking meters were damaged in Vernon.
RCMP officers arrested a 34-year-old man as he was allegedly breaking into a parking meter on Centennial Drive and 25th Street Dec. 4 at 1 a.m.
About 113 parking meters have been broken into in the downtown area over the last several weeks. The total cost of the damage is more than $20 000.
The suspect will appear in court Monday.
Charges of theft under $5,000, Mmschief under $5,000 and possession of a coin-operated device breaking instrument have been recommended to Crown counsel.