Oceanside RCMP arrested a 29-year old man and a 30-year old woman after the stolen truck they were in got stuck in a ditch on Sunday night.
Mounties received a report at 7:30 p.m. that a suspicious vehicle was stuck on Martindale Road in Parksville.
Officers arrived to find a blue 1998 Ford F150 truck that had been reported stolen in Nanaimo days earlier.
A search of the vehicle turned up more stolen property including items taken from a vehicle in French Creek and from a residence in Bowser.
The pair were arrested and charged with possession of stolen property.
The woman, from Bowser, was released on a promise to appear in court at a later date.
The man, of no fixed address, had several outstanding arrest warrants and will be held in custody until at least December 1st.