Kamloops: Man Sentenced to Seven Months in Prison After Falling Asleep in Emergency Room

On Thursday, Ryan Dalton Beeson, 33, pled guilty to four charges (break and enter, possession of stolen property over $5,000, as well as two counts of breach) in Kamloops provincial court and was sentenced to seven months in prison.

The situation began when Beeson drove a stolen pickup truck to Royal Inland Hospital. Video surveillance showed him pulling into the hospital parking lot with Beeson behind the wheel. He then entered the triage room and fell asleep in the waiting area wearing a Kal-Tire jacket that had also been stolen. When police arrived to apprehend him he admitted his guilt for both stealing the truck and breaking into Kal-Tire building earlier. According to prosecutor Evan Goulet, “He said he slept in the office for a while and then stole the truck” claiming he did so because he was cold and wanted be arrested.

Beeson has struggled for years with drug addiction and is from The North Thompson area. He’d had 3 years of sobriety prior but was back in jail after committing other offenses including possessing a stolen truck in Chilliwack and breaching his probation conditions in Prince George.

Judge Stella Frame credited time served before sentencing Beeson to 95 days remaining on his sentence once released from prison on top of placing him on probation for 12 months which includes an order not to go near any Kal-Tire locations, abstaining from illegal drugs , and having no break-in tools at hand. Beeson must also submit a sample of his DNA to a national criminal database.

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