Surrey RCMP recover more than $80,000 worth of stolen property

Stolen items worth $80k

A large collection of stolen goods has been recovered by the Surrey RCMP Property Crime Target Team.

The seizure of stolen property, worth more than $80,000, began as an investigation by officers into a residential break and enter on Feb. 11 in Newton. Property from that break and enter was later located for sale on the LetGo marketplace app. 

Police executed search warrants on two properties in Newton; a home and storage locker.

RCMP located three further individuals – one was arrested for an outstanding warrant, and another was arrested for being in breach of his probation order. 

“With this investigation, we have been able to disrupt an organized group who are suspected of trafficking stolen property,” said Staff Sergeant Ryan Element.

Police seized a large quantity of stolen property"

  • Forty high-end bicycles, valued at over $80,000 combined
  • A large quantity of power tools
  • Several pellet guns
  • Two conducted energy weapons (stun batons)
  • Two firearms with ammunition

Investigators have returned some of the recovered property to its rightful owners, and are currently undertaking an extensive search to locate the owners of the remaining property.

No charges have been laid at this time.  

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