Saturday, August 8, 2020

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)

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)

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)

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)
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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)

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)

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)

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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  • 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)

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