Possession of stolen property results in two arrests near Williams Lake

Two people have been released on bail and await court appearances after being charged for possession of stolen property near Williams Lake.

A 36-year-old male and a 49-year-old female have been released on bail and are awaiting court appearances after being charged for possession of stolen property, firearms possession and storage offences, and possession of Methamphetamine, the Williams Lake RCMP said Friday.

On Aug. 31, through information received from the public, Williams Lake RCMP entered a property in 150 Mile House located on a side road off Highway 97 with a search warrant looking for stolen property.

As a result of the search, police recovered an antique pickup truck, firearms, four quads, a motocross dirt bike, several power saws, welders, a large air compressor, water pump, kayak, bicycles, snowboards, snowblower, drugs and numerous other items.

Many of the items recovered by police have been returned to owners, however, the RCMP are hoping to identify the owners of the remaining items.”I think most of the property returned has been to people inside of Williams Lake,” Const. Black of the Williams Lake detachment said Friday.

“The kayak came from a camp that was down south somewhere.”

Unclaimed items are two mountain bikes – one red, one gold — an air compressor, water pump, snow blade for a quad, snowboards, welders and chainsaws.

Anyone who may have lost any of these items and can identify them is asked to contact either Corp. Pole or Const. Black at the Williams Lake RCMP 250-392-6211.

“This offence was identified and a successful investigation recovered all this stolen property with the direct assistance of members of the public,” the RCMP noted in a press release. “The Williams Lake RCMP would like to thank the people involved for their help in having the property. returned to its rightful owner. If you have any knowledge of this offence, or know who committed this offence, please call the Williams Lake RCMP at 250-392-6211, or Crimestoppers at 1 800-222-8477.”

 

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