February 19, 2018

Excavator stolen from North Van jobsite

North Vancouver RCMP are asking for public help in finding a 50-thousand dollar excavator, that was stolen from a worksite almost two weeks ago. The orange, 2010 Kubota excavator was taken from the site in the 400-block of West Keith road sometime between the night of Friday February 22nd and the morning of Sunday, February 24th, when no one was at … [Read more...]

Truck and dogs stolen from Vancouver found in Agassiz

Police have recovered two dogs reported missing yesterday when the vehicle they were riding in was stolen in Vancouver. RCMP Corporal Tammy Hollingsworth says both dogs and the vehicle were found in Agassiz around 10:30 this morning. "We have located the vehicle. we also have located the two dogs. The dogs have been transported to a local … [Read more...]

Rare guitar stolen

Vancouver Police are asking for help in finding a rare electric guitar stolen during a daytime break and enter. December 19th, someone broke into a home in the 2200 block of West 14th Avenue and swiped a rare "Epiphone" electric guitar. The owner won the guitar as a door prize at the 2009 Juno music awards.   CKNW Vancouver News … [Read more...]

VPD says stolen storm grates are hazardous

Vancouver Police and warning you that metal thiefs are leaving a dangerous path in their wake. Some lane ways in east Vancouver are hazardous to neogtiate with  stolen storm grates leaving holes large enough for a child, pet or cyclist to fall into. Sergeant Randy Fincham with the VPD says over the past two weeks 14 storm drains have gone … [Read more...]

Construction materials stolen in Richmond

Richmond RCMP want the public to contact them with any information about a theft of construction material from a gated compound. They say the material -- known as "launching girder" in the industry is usually used to make bridges -- and it was taken sometime between July 1st and September 4th at the compound on Van Horne Way and Great Canadian … [Read more...]

Pricy puppies stolen in Richmond

The mounties in Richmond are looking for up to five thieves who stole two puppies this morning. The two-month old pomeranians named Mi-Mi and Dar-Dar were taken near a home in the ten thousand block of Granville Avenue shortly before 10:30. Police are looking for a champagne-coloured Honda CRV,  last seen heading east on Granville. The dogs … [Read more...]

Stolen violin recovered

Burnaby RCMP say a 240-year-old violin stolen last week has been found. The 50-thousand dollar instrument was taken from a vehicle in the underground parking lot of Metropolis at Metrotown on Thursday. A three tousand dollar bow, and white and tan coloured Louis Vuitton bag were also stolen. The items were recovered on Friday.   CKNW … [Read more...]

50 thousand dollar violin stolen in Burnaby

Burnaby RCMP are looking for a 240 year old violin, worth at least 50 thousand dollars, stolen from a vehicle in the underground parking lot of Metropolis at Metrotown. A three thousand dollar bow,  and white and tan coloured Louis Vutton bag were also taken. The distraught owner of the violin desperately wants to have it returned. She has a … [Read more...]

VPD want stolen cell phones disabled

With a spike in cell phone robberies right across Canada, police organizations want to see government force cell phone companies to disable stolen phones. Vancouver Police Constable Lindsey Houghton says each cell phone comes with a unique identification number, which can be flagged if stolen, and not reactivated. "We've seen it succesfully … [Read more...]

Burnaby school district sues worker over allegedly stolen funds

The Burnaby School District is going to court to try and recover more than $ 100,000 it claims was stolen by a staff member. The district has filed a notice of civil claim alleging Jodi Fingarsen, a former bookkeeper at Alpha Secondary stole donations, fees, and misdirected checks. The district is also going after CIBC and Vancity for not … [Read more...]