Williams Lake RCMP continue to tackle vehicle thefts

The Williams Lake RCMP continue to tackle stolen vehicles, and are asking for information from the public in helping solve recent thefts.

  • Nov. 18, 2013 8:00 p.m.

The Williams Lake RCMP continue to tackle stolen vehicles. Of the 80 calls for service they responded to during the weekend, the RCMP highlighted vehicle thefts and a break and enter.

On Friday, Nov. 15 at 4:46 a.m. police responded to a report of a truck stolen from Hodgson Road. The owner said he came out to put something in his truck and discovered it was gone. The truck was locked and had three-quarter tank of gas. Also stolen from the truck was personal information and identification belonging to the owner.  The matter is still under investigation.

At 10:03 a.m. on Nov. 15, police responded to Cattle Drive to a report from IRL Trucking that someone tried to steal one of the company pickup trucks over night. There was damage to the driver’s side door handle and the ignition to the truck and the steering column was smashed.  It appeared that someone pried off the driver’s side door handle to gain access to the cab and had then tried unsuccessfully to force the ignition. No suspects have been identified.

On Saturday, Nov. 16 at approximately 7:52 a.m. police responded to a report of a break and enter to Gordon Sceptic and Water located on Mackenzie Avenue North. The break in is reported to have happened between 3:30 p.m. Nov. 15 and 7 a.m. Saturday morning.

A company representative said the front door had been pried open, that two laptops had been stolen plus a satellite radio and some tools. The matter is still under investigation.  Anyone with information is asked to contact the Williams Lake RCMP or Crimestoppers.

RCMP responded to a report on Sunday, Nov. 17 that a Ford F-350 was stolen from the parking lot of 3036 Cariboo Hwy 97, 150 Mile House.

The vehicle is described as having black fender flares, rims, 35-inch oversized tires and a six-inch lift. The truck was last seen on Nov. 13.  No suspects have been identified.  Anyone with information is asked to contact the Williams Lake RCMP or call Crimestoppers.


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