Targeted Vehicle Thefts Under Investigation in Whistler

Whistler, BC – File # 2017-1571 – On March 17th, Whistler RCMP-GRC received a report of a stolen white 2014 Toyota Tundra with a sled deck and black and yellow 2017 Skidoo sometime during the early hours of the morning. On March 22nd, the truck was recovered by Whistler RCMP-GRC after it was located abandoned in Whistler, however the sled deck and snowmobile are still missing.

File # 2017-1645 – On March 20th, Whistler RCMP-GRC responded to an abandoned snowmobile buried in the snow located by a worker on Alpine Way. Police attended and after digging out the snowmobile, determined it was in fact a KTM snow bike. Investigation revealed the snow bike was stolen out of the back of a pickup truck from a residence close by. Damage to the truck was also sustained as a result of the attempted theft.

File # 2017-1666 – On March 21st at approximately 8:50 PM, Whistler RCMP-GRC responded to a report of a theft in progress taking place in Day Lot 4. The witness observed sparks coming from around some snowmobiles on the back of a truck and believed the suspects were about to steal them. Police quickly attended and interrupted the theft however the suspects fled and were not apprehended. Investigation revealed that the suspects had cut the lock securing a snow bike to the truck, damaging the machine as a result.

targeted-vehicle-thefts-under-investigation-in-whistlerFile # 2017-1674 -Whistler RCMP-GRC are investigating the theft of a 2008 black Ford F350 that occurred sometime between Sunday March 19th and Tuesday March 21st . The vehicle was last seen in Function Junction and is described as a 2008 black Ford F350 with Ringmaster Construction Management decals on the vehicle. The vehicle has since been recovered by the Vancouver Police, who are assisting in the investigation.

Whistler RCMP-GRC are encouraging residents to report any suspicious activity and be mindful while storing and securing their snow machines outside.

Anyone with information about the theft or the person in the photos are asked to contact Whistler RCMP at 604-932-3044 or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

Whistler RCMP


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