Pitt Meadows man found with rolls of stolen wire

Stolen vehicles, a shoplifter and more from the police beat

  • Aug. 16, 2011 10:00 a.m.

Ridge Meadows RCMP arrested a 29-year-old man in Pitt Meadows early Monday for stealing wire in the 12400-block of Harris Road. Witnesses notified police around 3 a.m., and shortly after, the RCMP found the man hiding in nearby bushes with rolls of wire close by.


Stolen pickup

A 34-year-old Maple Ridge man who is well known to police has been released from custody, promising to appear in court, after reportedly driving a stolen pickup truck on McKay Avenue and Fisherman Road in Maple Ridge early Sunday. Police ticketed the man for driving without valid insurance and for having open liquor in the vehicle.


Thieves strike Mark’s

Numerous items including, flashlights, purses, a cooler bag and a pair of women’s boots were stolen from a trailer used to store sale items by Mark’s Work Wearhouse. Police said the thieves broke into the trailer, in the 22700-block of Lougheed Hwy. and made off with the goods sometime between Friday night and early Saturday.



Police arrested a 47-year-old Surrey man Saturday after being accused of shoplifting meat from a Safeway located in the 20200-block of Lougheed Hwy. in Maple Ridge. The man appeared in Port Coquitlam Provincial Court on Monday.


ID charge

A 33-year-old Maple Ridge man will appear in court in September after he was accused of lying to police about his identity and breaking his court ordered curfew. Early Saturday, police began questioning the man, who appeared to be drunk, after observing his suspicious behaviour along 210th Street and Dewdney Trunk Road. A computer search showed the man had breached conditions of an unrelated robbery and firearm charge.