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Typical rash of summer thefts continues

The usual rash of summertime thefts is well under way again this year, and police are reminding residents to lock their homes and vehicles, according to RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

In a press release, he detailed just some of the recent calls to which police have responded:

“On July 19, 2019, the Trail and Greater District Detachment RCMP received a report that a black shoulder bag containing personal paperwork was stolen from an unlocked vehicle located in the 1900 block of Wilmes Lane in Trail.”

Stolen Kayak

“On July 19, 2019, the Trail and Greater District Detachment RCMP received a report that orange and white Riot Brand Kayak with accessories was stolen from the carport of a residence located in the 1100 block of Columbia Avenue, in Trail.

“Please contact the Trail and Greater District Detachment RCMP at 250-364-2566 or CRIMESTOPPER at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), if you wish to remain anonymous, if you have any information on the whereabouts of these items.” 

Theft of Flowers/Plants

“The Trail and Greater District Detachment RCMP have received several complaints about thefts of flowers and plants from City of Trail and Trail Community in Bloom public gardens. The RCMP request that the public report anyone seen removing flowers, plants, and trees from these public spaces to the RCMP.”