Friday, December 9, 2022

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)

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)

Aquaduct racetrack robbery an inside job says employee

An employee at Aqueduct says a weekend heist was an inside job, telling The Post that the robbers knew exactly where to be to pull off their $250k racetrack robbery. (New York Post)

Teen killed after jumping out of stolen vehicle pursued by NYPD

New York - A joyride in an allegedly stolen SUV turned into a car-crash tragedy for two teen boys in Morningside Heights on Saturday night, with one dying and the other suffering injuries as they tried to elude police. (New York Post)

Stolen hearse with body inside leads police on wild chase

PASADENA - A police chase involving a stolen hearse ended in a crash — and the recovery of the body it was carrying. The hearse, a black Lincoln Navigator SUV, was stolen from a church in Pasadena, California late on February 26 while the body of an adult woman in its casket was still inside. (Driving.ca)

Police seek help in $500,000 art heist

CALGARY - Approximately $500,000 worth of art was stolen from a Calgary gallery in May and now police are reaching out to the public for help in the investigation. (CBC News)

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)

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)

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)

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