Sunday, January 26, 2020

OPP arrest 20 from Quebec, lay 350 charges in Ontario luxury car theft ring

Ontario Provincial Police say 20 Quebec residents are facing a total of 350 charges following a months-long investigation into the thefts of hundreds of luxury vehicles across central and eastern Ontario. (Global News)

Ottawa Senators defence man foils Vancouver theft in progress

An NHL defenceman is earning accolades after intervening in a theft in progress in Vancouver’s Gastown. It happened around 1:30 p.m. Sunday, when Ottawa Senators alternate captain Mark Borowiecki saw someone break into a parked vehicle and take a backpack near Granville and West Cordova Streets, according to police. (Global News)

Dresden vault robbery: ‘Priceless diamonds stolen’

Burglars have stolen three diamond jewellery sets from one of Europe's largest treasure collections - the Dresden Green Vault in eastern Germany. The sets consist of 37 parts each, and the thieves may try to break them up. Dresden police and museum officials say they are still trying to establish exactly how much was stolen in the break-in early on Monday. (BBC)

RCMP release images of suspect in crime spree, side-swiping police car

Mounties in B.C.’s Southern Interior have released images of a man suspected of multiple crimes across the region in the past week. Police believe the man is connected to a string of criminal activity in the North Okanagan, Thompson-Nicola, Nicola Valley, and the Central Okanagan. (Vancouver Sun)

Stolen Golden Retriever safely returned by RCMP in Kelowna

KELOWNA - Atlas the purloined pooch is safe at home in Kelowna after being found in Penticton, more than 60 kilometres away. Okanagan-area RCMP had been searching for Atlas, a golden retriever, since March 9 when the 18-month-old dog was lured from its fenced yard in Kelowna’s Mission district by an unknown woman. (The Province)

Stolen picker truck used to steal safe from Alberta bank

RCMP said a stolen picker truck was allegedly used by two men to steal a safe containing Canadian money from a bank in Winfield, Alberta, west of Pigeon Lake. The two suspects allegedly broke through the front wall of an Alberta Treasury Branch using the picker truck. (Global News)

Iceberg CEO scratching his head over water theft

ST. JOHN'S - The remarkable theft of about 30,000 litres of iceberg water from a vodka company warehouse in Newfoundland has bewildered the firm's owners. Iceberg Vodka CEO David Meyers said he and his staff were shocked on Monday morning to discover one of 10 tanks of water in the company's Port Union, N.L., warehouse had been drained of its precious contents. (CTV)

Car stolen with baby inside, recovered 10 minutes later

CALGARY - A heart-stopping ordeal for a Calgary mother ended with a family reunion after her baby was taken on a brief joyride in a stolen vehicle on Monday. (Calgary Herald)
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Burnaby RCMP video shows crowbar-wielding thugs carrying out crime spree

The Burnaby RCMP is asking for the public’s assistance to help identify up to five suspects who allegedly have committed multiple mail thefts at Burnaby area apartment buildings over the past few weeks. (Burnaby Now)

Man arrested trying to steal the Magna Carta

LONDON - British police said Friday they have arrested a man suspected of trying to steal a Magna Carta from its display case at Salisbury Cathedral. (NBC News)

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