Saturday, January 23, 2021

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)

Man crashes stolen float plane in Vancouver harbour

Officers responded to reports around 3:30 a.m. that a man stole a Harbour Air float plane from Coal Harbour in the 1100-block of West Cordova Street and then crashed it into another plane in the harbour. (Vancouver Sun)
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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)

Three more charged in Chicago looting including woman on bond for same crime

Three more people have been charged in connection to the recent looting downtown, including a woman who already appeared in court for the same crime days before and a man who allegedly said he was pressured into it. (Chicago Sun-Times)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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