What is behind box #1

NEWS RELEASE
September 05, 2019 
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What is behind box #1

Abbotsford Police investigators have located owners and returned most of the property items that were recovered from a search warrant that was executed on July 10, 2019.

There is one item, a wooden box with a large piece of machinery that remains unclaimed.  This wooden box is described as 3 ft wide, 4 ft deep and 4 feet tall.  The item
inside, takes up 80% of the space.  

The Abbotsford Police Department wants to get stolen property back to its rightful owner! If you believe this property may belong to you, please email serial numbers or other identifying features to askproperty@abbypd.ca.

Release: July 10, 2019

Search warrant obtained, over $300,000 in property recovered  

On July 8, 2019, Abbotsford Police patrol officers observed a stolen flat deck truck transporting an excavator onto a residential property in the 1200 blk of Columbia Road.

Upon further investigation, additional stolen items were located on the property.  A 45 year old man was arrested for possession of stolen property.

The execution of search warrants resulted in the seizure of over $300,000 of stolen property (including excavating equipment, commercial tractor trailer units, bobcats, trailers, jet ski, and vehicles), illicit drugs (including suspected heroin, cocaine and methamphetamine ) and five firearms (located in a stolen camper trailer).

This is an active investigation.  Abbotsford Police investigators continue efforts to return the recovered stolen property to its rightful owners. Additional information may be provided as this investigation develops.

Abby PD file: 2019-28913

Release # 2

Sgt Judy Bird  Phone (604) 864-4899
Abbotsford Police Media Relations Officer askmedia@abbypd.ca
2838 Justice Way, Abbotsford, BC V2T 3P5 Fax: (604) 859-2527