Golden, BC: With several recent thefts in the area the Golden-Field RCMP are requesting property owners record the serial numbers of valuable items such as tools, electronics, bicycles, and firearms.
Thieves appear to be targeting high ticket items, that usually all have serial numbers, says Cst. Spencer Lainchbury with the Golden-Field RCMP. Having the serial number available not only helps us with our investigation but with returning the property to the rightful owner.
In addition to recording serial numbers police are also suggesting that owners take photographs of valuables for both police and insurance purposes, as well as keeping current records and receipts of valuable items.