Tuesday, July 5, 2022

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)

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)

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)

Five vintage guitars stolen from BC rock band recovered by police

VANCOUVER - Five out of seven ‘irreplaceable’ guitars stolen from B.C. rock band 54-40 have been located by New Westminster police. (Vancouver Sun)
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  • 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)
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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)

    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)

    Oregon woman steals ambulance as medics perform CPR

    ROSEBURG, ORE. - Sure, Christy Lynn Woods, 37, may have boosted an ambulance while paramedics performed CPR on an unconscious woman in southern Oregon. (The Oregonian)

    Two Vancouver men charged in brazen thefts from boats and waterfront cabins

    VANCOUVER - For months, residents of the West Hotel in Vancouver’s crime-plagued Downtown Eastside knew something was suspicious. Bags full of items were taken into the rundown hotel every day and stored in a second-floor suite. (The Province)

    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)

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