Search warrant nets stolen property in Cedar

Nanaimo RCMP arrested two males and seized several thousand dollars in tools and equipment April 9 in Cedar.

Nanaimo RCMP recovered a variety of stolen items during a search in Cedar Tuesday afternoon.

Two males were arrested and several thousand dollars in tools and equipment were seized Tuesday, April 9 after a search warrant was carried out on a home on Cedar Heights Crescent.

Members of the Nanaimo RCMP GIS D Team entered the home at approximately 2:15 p.m. and seized tools that had been stolen from a work site on South Forks Road on March 31, as well as computer items stolen during a break and enter March 8 at Serious Coffee in Nanaimo and hundreds of keys commonly referred to as “progressive keys” used by criminals to gain access to motor vehicles, according to a press release from the Nanaimo RCMP.

Thirty-six-year-old Trevor Kenneth McCabe of Nanaimo and 39-year-old Ryan James Anderson of Victoria were both held in custody and appeared in Nanaimo Provincial Court Wednesday, April 10. Both were charged with two counts of Possession of Stolen Property. Anderson was remanded until April 16, while McCabe has not been dealt with yet, according to police.