Tracing Theft: Two arrested by Richmond RCMP in auto theft bust

Richmond, Ontario — Richmond, British Columbia RCMP arrested two men in mid-May under the suspicion that they were linked to a series of car thefts in the Steveston area. The B.C. city’s RCMP detachment received 29 reports of auto theft in April alone. Since then, many vehicles in the Steveson area had their contents stolen. In […]

En Garde: Five arrested in Laval, Qué. Project Gardon auto theft network bust

Laval, Quebec – The Laval Police Department (SPL) has made five arrests in connection with a network of vehicle thieves, following an investigation dating back to May 2021. Project Gardon was an investigation by the SPL’s General Crimes Squad in response to a wave of coordinated thefts where vehicles were targeted and stolen from parking […]

Catalytic Attack: B.C. woman pepper sprayed during catalytic converter theft

New Westminster, British Columbia – A woman in B.C. says she was pepper-sprayed after two suspects allegedly stole the catalytic converter from her vehicle, according to a report by the New Westminster Police Department. “As the value of the precious metals contained within the catalytic converters continues to increase, so do the number of thefts […]

Medicine Hat Mischief: Police recover nearly $1M in trailers and other stolen items in Alberta

Medicine Hat, Alberta — Following a three-month-long investigation, police have recovered nearly one million dollars worth of stolen property, including 13 stolen holiday travel trailers from an organized crime ring in Alberta.  The investigation, led by ALERT’s Southeast Alberta Property Crime unit, also recovered a sports car, other recreational vehicles, motorbikes, tools, and various vehicle […]

Library Border Bandits: Vehicle illegally enters the U.S. through library lawn

Derby Line, Vermont — Border Patrol agents apprehended seven people who illegally entered the U.S. by driving over the lawn of a Quebec library situated in both Canada and the U.S. On July 4, agents were notified that a vehicle had illegally entered the U.S. in Derby Line. The vehicle drove over the lawn of […]