Suspect in regalia theft arrested

  • May. 8, 2012 8:00 p.m.

The man who disappeared with thousands of dollars of regalia belonging to an Old Massett artist has been arrested in Vancouver.Timothy Southwood (also known as Finn, or Issan, Elliot) was arrested in Vancouver on April 19. It was reported that Mr. Southwood was wanted on BC-wide warrants for theft and possessing stolen property and will be held until his May 9 court appearance.Georgia Bennett, the artist whose regalia was returned after she posted details of its disappearance on Facebook, says she has been in contact with other women who were conned by Mr. Southwood on the social networking site and says they have been staying in contact and giving each other support.She said she was very pleased to hear that Mr. Southwood had been arrested. “I was very happy,” she said, “what goes around comes around, sometimes it just takes a little longer than others.”