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Theft from vehicle, fraud and more…

Theft From Vehicle

Police say person allegedly had his tree climbing equipment stolen from his car, which was parked on Cleveland Avenue on Jan. 11.

Officers say the stolen items included a climbing belt with black tool hook and yellow clasp; spurs with Canadian flag hockey tape on bolts; a smaller red tool bag with black drawstring top; 200 feet of yellow zip line; and a black handsaw with black sheath. 

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Police allege that fraudsters accessed someone’s bank account. Officers say they identified suspects who were arrested for fraud, identify fraud, and theft of mail.

Theft from mail

Officers are investigating a case where someone allegedly stole a cheque from a mailbox in the 39000-block of Government Road.

Lost and found

RCMP say that members of the public found two items and turned them in to police. On Jan. 7, a person brought police a mobile phone found in Porteau Cove. Officers will keep the phone for 90 days. If no one claims it, police will give it back to the person who found it.

In a separate case, on Jan. 10, someone turned in a green mountain bike found near Valleycliffe Elementary. Police will keep the bike for 90 days then destroy it if it’s not claimed.

Squamish good with winter tires

Police conducted a check stop for winter tires on Highway 99 on Jan. 10. Members checked 816 vehicles, and all were compliant with regulations.

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