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Two arrested after stolen truck recovered. Stolen van found. Pellet gun...and more...

Two arrested after stolen truck recovered

Burnaby RCMP arrested two people after locating a truck allegedly stolen overnight on Pemberton Avenue in Squamish.

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A male and female are facing multiple charges in relation to the arrest.

Earlier on July 31, the owner of a Ford F350 told officers the vehicle was left in front of a business for repair when it was stolen. 

The owner later found out his truck was in the Lower Mainland on Highway 1.

Officers from Port Mann and Burnaby used the tip to locate the vehicle later that day, leading to the arrest.


Stolen van found

A stolen white 1995 Ford E350 was found abandoned on July 31 at 201st Street and 67th Avenue in Langley.

Earlier, the owner reported the van stolen on the 39000-block of Government Road.

It was believed to have been taken sometime between July 27 and 30.


Beach Pellet gun

Officers found a pellet gun partially buried in the sands of Newport — formerly Nexen — Beach on Aug. 2.

RCMP seized the heavily-rusted pump-action pellet gun for destruction.


Car stolen on Tantalus

A grey 2006 S40 Volvo was stolen on Tantalus Road at Garibaldi between 4:30 and 8:30 p.m. on Aug. 3.

The car has a licence plate number of DB6 84A.

There have been a number of stolen vehicles in the Squamish area this week and anyone with information is asked call Squamish RCMP.


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