Saturday, March 2, 2024

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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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  • 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)

    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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