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Vernon police catch porch pirate

A 45-year-old Vernon woman faces charges of theft under $5,000, possession of stolen property

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Truck and trailer used by the suspect to steal approximately $230,000 worth of beef from JBS meat packing plant. Photo supplied by Brooks RCMP.

From beef and hot tubs to shellfish, cargo theft a growing concern in Canada

Household items, including food, are the most common type of stolen cargo

Truck and trailer used by the suspect to steal approximately $230,000 worth of beef from JBS meat packing plant. Photo supplied by Brooks RCMP.
Nala, a five-month-old black lab-Pyrenees cross, was stolen from Vernon’s temporary homeless shelter at the curling club Monday, Aug. 3, 2020, and returned to her owner Friday, Aug. 7. (Nicola Sanders photo)

Pup stolen from Vernon temporary shelter reunited with owner

Nicola Sanders says her son’s puppy was ‘overjoyed’ to see her owner again

Nala, a five-month-old black lab-Pyrenees cross, was stolen from Vernon’s temporary homeless shelter at the curling club Monday, Aug. 3, 2020, and returned to her owner Friday, Aug. 7. (Nicola Sanders photo)
Scrap metal was stolen from an auto repair shop in Lake Country Thursday, July 30. (Surveillance image)

Third theft in a month from Okanagan business

Surveillance helping RCMP track down suspect

Scrap metal was stolen from an auto repair shop in Lake Country Thursday, July 30. (Surveillance image)
Chase RCMP would like public’s help locating suspects in July 1, 2020 break-in in North Shuswap. (File photo)

Homeowners arrive in North Shuswap to find thieves busy breaking in

Chase RCMP request assistance from public in tracking down suspects

Chase RCMP would like public’s help locating suspects in July 1, 2020 break-in in North Shuswap. (File photo)
Wings Restaurant employees welcome the return of the facility’s large stuffed bear that greets customers at the Vernon business. The bear went on an unplanned escape from the business Saturday, June 13, and was returned unharmed with a note. (Photo submitted)

Vernon restaurant bear returned safely after good time

Note accompanies return of Wings stuff bear who was taken and, allegedly, had a great time

Wings Restaurant employees welcome the return of the facility’s large stuffed bear that greets customers at the Vernon business. The bear went on an unplanned escape from the business Saturday, June 13, and was returned unharmed with a note. (Photo submitted)
Lake Country RCMP apprehended a couple on a stolen motorcycle June 11. (RCMP photo)

Couple apprehended on stolen motorcycle in Okanagan

Man, 36, and woman, 23, charged

Lake Country RCMP apprehended a couple on a stolen motorcycle June 11. (RCMP photo)
Several expensive recreational toys, including a custom boat, were stolen from Coldstream Sunday, June 14. (Submitted Photo)

UPDATE: Coldstream man reunited with stolen custom boat

Coldstream man, two Vernon businesses stung by major thefts Sunday, June 14

Several expensive recreational toys, including a custom boat, were stolen from Coldstream Sunday, June 14. (Submitted Photo)
Police believe this man stole a seaplane from the Harbour Air terminal at the Vancouver harbour on Friday, Feb. 21, 2020. (Vancouver Police Department)

Caught on camera: Police release video of man who allegedly stole seaplane in Vancouver

Police say the man broke into the Harbour Air terminal and then got into one of the seaplanes in the harbour

Police believe this man stole a seaplane from the Harbour Air terminal at the Vancouver harbour on Friday, Feb. 21, 2020. (Vancouver Police Department)
Ron Phippen in the T-shirt his fiancée Lori Roberts met him in. Phippen died suddenly of melanoma on Jan. 18, 2020 but then a month later a bag of his T-shirts destined for a memorial blanket was stolen in Chilliwack. (Facebook)

B.C. widow ‘crushed’ over stolen T-shirts meant for memorial blanket

Lori Roberts lost her fiancé one month ago Tuesday now she’s lost almost all she had left of him

Ron Phippen in the T-shirt his fiancée Lori Roberts met him in. Phippen died suddenly of melanoma on Jan. 18, 2020 but then a month later a bag of his T-shirts destined for a memorial blanket was stolen in Chilliwack. (Facebook)
B.C. man sentenced to 3.5 years for stealing wigs meant for kids with cancer
B.C. man sentenced to 3.5 years for stealing wigs meant for kids with cancer
Steve Tatoosh, Hupacasath chief councillor, holds two of the approximetely 1,400 sockeye salmon caught by a DFO test boat that were distributed to the nation’s members. KARLY BLATS PHOTO

Longtime B.C. First Nation chief charged after break-and-enter

Hupacasath First Nation’s Steven Tatoosh faces numerous charges following a Jan. 28 incident

Steve Tatoosh, Hupacasath chief councillor, holds two of the approximetely 1,400 sockeye salmon caught by a DFO test boat that were distributed to the nation’s members. KARLY BLATS PHOTO