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Police recover over $50,000 worth of stolen items…

PRINCE GEORGE, BC: On Friday August 16, 2019, frontline officers from the Prince George RCMP were called by a concerned citizen who believed he saw a stolen vehicle being driven near Highway 16 and Sykes Road, in the southwest corner of Prince George.

Officers attended the area and located the stolen vehicle at a residential property off Highway 16. The vehicle was occupied by a 57 year-old Prince George man who was arrested and held pending investigation.

Police officers observed several items on the property they believed to have been stolen. A Search Warrant was sought and later executed at the property. In addition to the stolen vehicle, police seized hundreds of other items, including tools, vehicle parts, pet supplies, lawn mowers, a generator and vehicle tires & rims. Five flat deck tow truck loads as well as a cargo van full of property was taken from the scene with an estimated value of more than $50,000.

Investigators are attempting to locate the rightful owners of all the stolen property. This is expected to take some time.

If you have any information about property related crime in the Prince George area, please contact the Prince George RCMP at (250)561-3300 or anonymously contact Crime Stoppers at 1(800)222-8477

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