Police report from April 7, 2014

Be sure to keep a close eye on your stuff as thieves appear to be out in force in the Boundary.

Theft of toolsOn April 5 at 3:49 p.m., RCMP received a complaint regarding theft of tools from a shed on Kettle River Drive some time over the last week.“The complainant stated a chainsaw, which was a Poulin, and tools inside a toolbox were taken,” said Staff Sgt. Harrison. “Unfortunately no serial numbers or identifying features were there to help identify the items if they’re recovered.”The cost of the items stolen is around $500.There are no current suspects or witnesses at this time. Anyone with any information is urged to call Grand Forks RCMP at 250-442-8288.Theft of lottery ticketsAlso on April 5, RCMP received a complaint of a theft of lottery tickets from SuperSave Gas in Grand Forks.“Apparently a male had entered into the store behind the front counter after the clerk went outside to help a customer,” said Harrison. “He stole about $200 worth of lottery and scratch type tickets. Obviously, he was caught on video and subsequently arrested.”The suspect is a 20-year-old male from Vancouver and has been charged with theft under $5,000. He was released on a promise to appear in court.Stolen purseRCMP received a complaint of a stolen purse from Jogas Espresso Cafe on April 6 at 10:40 a.m.“We don’t have a description of the purse,” said Harrison. “If anyone knows the whereabouts of the purse please contact the police department and we’ll get it back to the rightful owner.”

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