Fraud charge "disappeared" during RCMP transfer of Adair



A Fraud charge which was filed against Adair "disappeared" during his transfer from Kamloops to Nanaimo, before he was questioned about Lisa's disappearance.


A Fraud charge against Adair "disappeared" during his transfer from Kamloops to Nanaimo (Monday, July 22, 2002), just before he was questioned in Parksville about Lisa's disappearance (Tuesday, July 23, 2002).[1]

  • Kamloops RCMP arrested Adair on unrelated charges outstanding from a year prior. (Theft + Fraud)
  • Kamloops Court transferred 2 charges "out" to Nanaimo. (Theft + Fraud)
  • Nanaimo Court transferred only 1 charge "in" from Kamloops. (Theft)
  • There is no further mention of the Fraud charge in court records.

Partial Criminal History of Christopher Adair[1][2]
Location File # Date Offence(s) Result
Kamloops BC 70190 Jun 27, 2001 Theft + Fraud ← Offences Committed[1]
Qualicum Beach BC Jul 1, 2002 Borrowed Grandma Adair's Jaguar[3][4][5]
Nanaimo BC Jul 1, 2002 Last person seen with Lisa[6][7][8]
Kamloops BC 70190 Jul 20, 2002 Theft + Fraud Released on Bail[1][9]
Kamloops BC 70190 Jul 22, 2002 Theft + Fraud Arrest/Transferred in-province[1]
Nanaimo BC 52618 Jul 22, 2002 Theft Released on Bail[1][9]
Parksville BC Jul 23, 2002 Questioned about Lisa's disappearance[10]
Nanaimo BC 52618 Jul 24, 2002 Theft Guilty: 3mo Conditional Sentence[1][11]
Yorkton SK 52699 Aug 23, 2002 Assault Police Officer ← Offence Committed[1][4][12]

See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 BC Provincial Court Services Online, Government of BC, Search Traffic/Criminal
      → Enter Last Name: (Adair), First: (Christopher), Enter Image Text, change no other fields, click Search
  2. BC Online, Government of BC, "Complete List of Traffic/Criminal Codes"
  3. Malcolm McColl, McColl Magazine (Feb 26, 2011), Lisa Marie Young Disappeared, One of the MMIWG Not Forgotten mcm20110226
  4. 4.0 4.1 Jason Proctor, Vancouver Province (Sep 2, 2002), Where is Lisa-Marie? p20020902
  5. Jim Gibson, Calgary Herald (Apr 18, 2004), Lisa Marie Young: Vanished ch20040418
  6. Andrew Garland , CTV News (June 27, 2022), Annual march for Lisa Marie Young marks 20 years since Nanaimo woman's disappearance ctv20220627
  7. Jason Proctor, Vancouver Province (Sep 15, 2002), RCMP continue to search for missing Nanaimo woman p20020915
  8. Crime Stoppers (May 15, 2009), Lisa Marie Young - re-enactment (video) yt20090515
  9. 9.0 9.1 Prosecution Service, Government of British Columbia, Information Sheet: Bail (Conditional Release)
  10. MP Paul Manly, Parliament, Ottawa (Oct 8, 2020), House of Commons Debate #12 - October 8, 2020 (43-2) at 1525 hoc20201008
  11. Provincial Court, Government of BC, "Conditional Sentence Picklist"
  12. Anonymous, Casefile (July 26, 2016), Case 26: Lisa Marie Young pod20160726
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