RCMP want public’s help with break-ins

Smithers RCMP have issued a press release asking for the public's assistance to deal with a series of break and enters in the area.

Smithers RCMP have issued a press release asking for the public’s assistance to deal with a series of break and enters in the area:

 

Over the last month, Smithers RCMP have responded to several break and enter complaints.

The suspect(s) have broken into residences during the day while the homeowner is out. The suspect(s) target cash and other small valuables which are easy to carry, hide or pawn. The residences are randomly selected and are usually unoccupied.

Although police are actively investigating these break ins, they are requesting the public’s assistance to identify any and all possible suspects.

If it appears that someone was in your residence and or, you notice anything missing, please contact us immediately, no matter how insignificant or small the items taken may seem.

Secondly, please report any and all suspicious persons in your neighbourhood – either on foot or in a vehicle, approaching houses where it is known the home owners are out, either at work or on vacation. If you are home and someone knocks on your door and upon answering, you don’t know the individual or their inquiry of you is suspect, call police. This is how some criminals find out if anyone is home before they break in.

Homes in the residential and rural areas are currently being targeted. Police want to emphasize that there has been no report of any violence or threats incurred during the break ins and if the suspect(s) believe someone is in the residence, they move on to another location.

If anyone has any information regarding these break ins, please contact the Smithers RCMP at (250) 847-3233 or CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-8477

 

Just Posted

Bulkley Valley SD 54 superintendent leaving

Chris van der Mark has been superintendent with SD54 for eight years, and has hands full in Cariboo.

Council wants culture centre referendum

Library/gallery gets extra grant scrutiny for passing $10-million threshold.

B.C. chiefs show solidarity with Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs

Chiefs from around B.C. outside the Coastal GasLink pipeline route in Smithers show support.

The North Matters looks to open Bulkley Valley chapter

Group promoting resource development meets in Smithers.

Cheng² Duo bring 17th century cello to Smithers

Young brother-sister team bring original classical arrangements inspired by some … classics

B.C. opioid crisis to get same world-renowned treatment approach as HIV/AIDS

A program that focuses on treatment as prevention will roll out Jan. 17

Olympian snowboarder Max Parrot diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma

Each year in Canada, approximately 900 people are diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma

‘Prince of Pot’ Marc Emery accused of sexual assault, harassment

Emery denied the allegations, but a Toronto woman says she is not the only one speaking out

Vancouver Island photographer makes National Geographic’s 2018 elite

Rare double honour for Marston from the 36 best Your Shots out of nearly 19,000 photos

Ex-Liberal candidate in Burnaby, B.C., says volunteer wrote controversial post

Karen Wang dropped out following online post singling out NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh’s ethnicity

Asteroids are smacking Earth twice as often as before

The team counted 29 craters that were no older than 290 million years

Canada’s arrest of Huawei exec an act of ‘backstabbing,’ Chinese ambassador says

China has called Canada’s arrest of Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou ‘politically motivated’

Port authority imposes ban on development around Lelu Island

Following Pacific Northwest LNG, there will be no future projects proposed near Flora Bank

Student rangers sought for Terrace

Young adults interested in student ranger program have until Feb. 24 to apply

Most Read