Thieves at work – Ladysmith Police Briefs

The Ladysmith RCMP responded to numerous reports of thefts during the week of Feb. 6-12.

The Ladysmith RCMP detachment responded to a total of 49 calls for service during the week of Feb. 6-12, including a number of thefts.

Police received a complaint of a break and enter to two storage trailers at the Ladysmith Waste Water Treatment Plant, which is under construction, on Feb. 7.

Two trailers had been entered, and a variety of items were stolen, including a Sony flat-screen TV, DVD player and Blu-ray player, an electric ban saw, a Hitachi angle grinder, a Hitachi impact gun and a Mastercraft impact gun.

On Feb. 9, the RCMP received a report of a stolen vehicle. A black Toyota 4Runner had been parked near a residence in the 200 block of Fourth Avenue Extension for the previous two years, as it did not contain a battery. At approximately 5:30 a.m., the resident was awaken by noise and observed the vehicle being stolen. The RCMP are continuing their investigation.

That same day, the RCMP received a report of a black car battery being stolen from a Mazda MPV van on Fourth Avenue.

The Ladysmith RCMP received a report of a stolen three-wheel jogging stroller taken from in front of a residence on Sixth Avenue on Feb. 10. The stroller is described as light moss green, and it is approximately four years old.

On the morning of Feb. 11, the RCMP received a report of a stolen truck. A 1983 GMC pickup truck painted in camouflage colours with a green canopy was last seen the night before by its owner on Dogwood Drive. The RCMP are continuing their investigation.

A vehicle that was parked on Second Avenue was entered during the night of Feb. 11. An iPhone charger, headphones and a small amount of change were stolen.