Cooperative investigation between the Nelson RCMP and Police Department into property crime

Nelson

2021-05-23 13:56 HAP

Dossier nº 2021-2098

Under the Official Languages Act, this office provides services to the public in English only. You will find general information in both official languages at bc.rcmp.ca and www.rcmp.ca

Aux termes de la Loi sur les langues officielles, ce bureau n'offre des services au public qu'en anglais. Vous trouverez des renseignements généraux dans les deux langues officielles au cb.grc.ca et www.grc.ca.

A joint investigation carried out by both the Nelson RCMP and Nelson PD has led to the arrest of a man and a woman. Now police are looking to identify rightful owners and return stolen property.

On May 22, 2021, Nelson RCMP and the Nelson Police Department launched a joint investigation into several reports of theft from motor vehicles in the region. That collaborative investigation led to the arrest of a 25-year-old woman and a 33-year-old man both from Kelowna, BC. They have both since been released pending court appearances in August 2021.

Following the execution of a search warrant earlier today in Nelson BC, Nelson RCMP and NPD have recovered multiple items that are believed to be stolen. During the search, police recovered several cables or cell phone chargers, knives, back packs, coins, amongst other items. Various quantities of suspected illicit drugs were also seized by police.

As part of its ongoing investigation, the RCMP is trying to locate the rightful owners of the recovered items.

If you believe any of the items to be yours, you are encouraged to contact the lead investigator, Cst. Sophie McLean of the Nelson RCMP at 250-352-2156 and cite police file #2021-2098.

Or if you have any information regarding a theft from a motor vehicle that was not previously reported to police, please contact the police of jurisdiction, Nelson RCMP at 250-352-2156 or Nelson Police Department at 250-354-3919.
 

Released by:
Cst. Sophie McLean 
250-352-2156
Nelson RCMP

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