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Increase In Stolen Vehicles

There has been a large increase in the number of stolen vehicles throughout the South Okanagan Similkameen area over the past couple of months including cars, trucks, ATV’s, dirt bikes, Quads, and utility trailers etc.

Copper and Brass Theft

During the night of September 8/9, 2014 a business in OK Falls was broken into and several thousand dollars of copper along with brass fittings were stolen.

Gift Cards & iPad Stolen

Sometime between approximately 6:30 – 8:30pm on July 25, 2014 several hundred dollars in gift cards and an Ipad were stolen from a vehicle parked at Sunoka Beach in Summerland.

Bicycle Thefts

The past month has had a large increase in the Theft of Bicycle in Penticton and probably the South Okanagan Similkameen area. All bicycle owners are urged to securely lock your bike when not in use or put it out of sight.

Quads Stolen From Winery

During the night of 11/12 July 2014 a yellow 2006 Honda Fourtrax ES and a green 2006 Honda TRX500 Quad (similar photos) were stolen from a winery on Lakeside Road in Penticton. The value of these quads exceeds $8,000.00.