Monday, April 19, 2021

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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