Theft of farming equipment from Hat Creek Ranch


2022-08-05 17:31 PDT

File # 2022-1091

Ashcroft RCMP are requesting the public’s assistance in locating an irrigation hose reel that was stolen from Hat Creek Ranch overnight.

The irrigation hose reel, an Idrofoglia J1, model 40F125 (see attached photo), was stolen overnight on August 4th going into August 5th, 2022. It is believed that those responsible dismantled a fence to gain access to the ranch and steal the equipment.

Picture of stolen irrigation hose reel

Farming equipment is expensive and its loss can have a huge impact on businesses, stated Constable Richard Wright, Ashcroft RCMP. We are asking that the public keep an eye out for the stolen hose reel.

Anyone with information regarding the stolen equipment is asked to contact Ashcroft RCMP at 250-453-2216, or by contacting Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or by visiting

Released by

Cst. Richard Wright

Media Relations Officer
Ashcroft RCMP
Office: 250-453-2216


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