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Stolen pipes could only be moved using equipment, and the four stolen have a value of about $12,000. (Special to The News)

Thieves hit Maple Ridge construction site

RCMP asking for public assistance, looking for witnesses

 

Annie Dean is asking for the public’s help to find her stolen mobility scooter stolen from her Maple Ridge home on Saturday night, Sept. 4, 2021. (Special to The News)

Disabled mom pleads for return of mobility scooter

A Maple Ridge mother of six says thieves stole her only way of getting around

 

Ridge Meadows RCMP arrested four people in connection to two separate catalytic converter thefts in Maple Ridge. (Special to The News)

Four arrested after two incidents of catalytic converter thefts in Maple Ridge

One man arrested in daycare parking lot; three others allegedly used leaf blowers as distraction

 

The red fabric suitcase to the right contained the ashes of Aliah McEvoy’s dad. The suitcase was taken from a Wellington Avenue apartment building, and she is offering a cash reward for the return of the ashes. (submitted photos)

Suitcase stolen from Chilliwack apartment building held ashes of Kelowna woman’s father

Aliah McEvoy is offering a cash reward and no questions asked for the return of an urn

The red fabric suitcase to the right contained the ashes of Aliah McEvoy’s dad. The suitcase was taken from a Wellington Avenue apartment building, and she is offering a cash reward for the return of the ashes. (submitted photos)
Ridge Meadows RCMP are investigating a string of thefts from vehicles in Pitt Meadows and are asking for witness or video. (Black Press files)

Off-duty police dog team tracks down suspect in Pitt Meadows

Ridge Meadows RCMP looking for witnesses, security camera footage

Ridge Meadows RCMP are investigating a string of thefts from vehicles in Pitt Meadows and are asking for witness or video. (Black Press files)
Darcy Rhodes (left) says his grandfather’s bonsai trees are his ‘babies.’ (Courtesy of Tamara Bond)
Darcy Rhodes (left) says his grandfather’s bonsai trees are his ‘babies.’ (Courtesy of Tamara Bond)
Nanaimo RCMP are looking for a suspect who smashed the window of an adult toy store and made off with more than $1,200 in merchandise. (File photo)

Vancouver Island sex shop out $1,200 in merchandise after suspect steals ‘colossal’ product

Suspect smashed window of Nanaimo store, cutting himself in the process

Nanaimo RCMP are looking for a suspect who smashed the window of an adult toy store and made off with more than $1,200 in merchandise. (File photo)
A Vancouver Police Department patch is seen on an officer’s uniform as she makes a phone call. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Anti-masker accused of threatening employee with baton after stealing apple: Vancouver police

Officers say they found the suspect trying to break into a compound later that night

A Vancouver Police Department patch is seen on an officer’s uniform as she makes a phone call. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
(Black Press Media files)

Woman steals bottles of wine after brandishing stun baton in New Westminster

Police say the female suspect was wearing a beige trench coat with fur lining

(Black Press Media files)
Two tiny homes that were stolen from Rolling Bear Tiny Homes in Surrey last week were recovered by police on New Year’s Eve. (Rolling Bear Tiny Homes Facebook photo)

Tiny homes stolen from Surrey lot recovered by police

RCMP’s Property Crime Target Team called in to help recover two log-cabin style homes

Two tiny homes that were stolen from Rolling Bear Tiny Homes in Surrey last week were recovered by police on New Year’s Eve. (Rolling Bear Tiny Homes Facebook photo)
File photo
File photo
Tina Kirkpatrick, director of the Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows Christmas Hamper Society, shows the hole where a thief or thieves broke into the society’s office and stole their safe, among other items. (Colleen Flanagan-The News)

Outpouring of generosity for Christmas Hamper Society after safe stolen

Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows group has recouped stolen $10,000 several times over

Tina Kirkpatrick, director of the Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows Christmas Hamper Society, shows the hole where a thief or thieves broke into the society’s office and stole their safe, among other items. (Colleen Flanagan-The News)
Tina Kirkpatrick, director of the Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows Christmas Hamper Society, shows the hole where a thief or thieves broke into the society’s trailer and stole their safe, amongst other items. (Colleen Flanagan-The News)

Grinch steals Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows Christmas Hamper Society’s safe

Theft happened early Tuesday morning at organization’s Albion fairground office

Tina Kirkpatrick, director of the Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows Christmas Hamper Society, shows the hole where a thief or thieves broke into the society’s trailer and stole their safe, amongst other items. (Colleen Flanagan-The News)
Truck and trailer used by the suspect to steal approximately $230,000 worth of beef from JBS meat packing plant. Photo supplied by Brooks RCMP.

From beef and hot tubs to shellfish, cargo theft a growing concern in Canada

Household items, including food, are the most common type of stolen cargo

Truck and trailer used by the suspect to steal approximately $230,000 worth of beef from JBS meat packing plant. Photo supplied by Brooks RCMP.
A New Westminster man is facing 27 charges after an investigation by the Ridge Meadows RCMP SEU. (BLACK PRESS files)

RCMP investigation nets dozens of charges against Pitt Meadows suspect

Tyson Taylor Helgason being remanded until August on break-and-enter charges

A New Westminster man is facing 27 charges after an investigation by the Ridge Meadows RCMP SEU. (BLACK PRESS files)
FreshCo in Maple Ridge opened in December. The store had to shut down for half the day Saturday, due to thieves destroying the refrigeration system. (Kevin Marshall/FreshCo)

Thieves target Maple Ridge grocer

Bandits stealing copper from FreshCo forces store to be shut down for half day amid COVID crisis

FreshCo in Maple Ridge opened in December. The store had to shut down for half the day Saturday, due to thieves destroying the refrigeration system. (Kevin Marshall/FreshCo)
Police believe this man stole a seaplane from the Harbour Air terminal at the Vancouver harbour on Friday, Feb. 21, 2020. (Vancouver Police Department)

Caught on camera: Police release video of man who allegedly stole seaplane in Vancouver

Police say the man broke into the Harbour Air terminal and then got into one of the seaplanes in the harbour

Police believe this man stole a seaplane from the Harbour Air terminal at the Vancouver harbour on Friday, Feb. 21, 2020. (Vancouver Police Department)
Ron Phippen in the T-shirt his fiancée Lori Roberts met him in. Phippen died suddenly of melanoma on Jan. 18, 2020 but then a month later a bag of his T-shirts destined for a memorial blanket was stolen in Chilliwack. (Facebook)

B.C. widow ‘crushed’ over stolen T-shirts meant for memorial blanket

Lori Roberts lost her fiancé one month ago Tuesday now she’s lost almost all she had left of him

Ron Phippen in the T-shirt his fiancée Lori Roberts met him in. Phippen died suddenly of melanoma on Jan. 18, 2020 but then a month later a bag of his T-shirts destined for a memorial blanket was stolen in Chilliwack. (Facebook)
B.C. man sentenced to 3.5 years for stealing wigs meant for kids with cancer
B.C. man sentenced to 3.5 years for stealing wigs meant for kids with cancer
Steve Tatoosh, Hupacasath chief councillor, holds two of the approximetely 1,400 sockeye salmon caught by a DFO test boat that were distributed to the nation’s members. KARLY BLATS PHOTO

Longtime B.C. First Nation chief charged after break-and-enter

Hupacasath First Nation’s Steven Tatoosh faces numerous charges following a Jan. 28 incident

Steve Tatoosh, Hupacasath chief councillor, holds two of the approximetely 1,400 sockeye salmon caught by a DFO test boat that were distributed to the nation’s members. KARLY BLATS PHOTO