Coquitlam, BC – Help from the public might be the key to identifying a suspect and solving an investigation of fraud and theft that resulted in extensive damage to a rental property.
On March 26, 2020, Coquitlam RCMP received a report from a rental property owner who told police that a suspect used a false driver’s license to rent an apartment. It was reported that thousands of dollars worth of belongings including appliances, baseboard heaters, a fireplace, chandelier and thermostats were stolen from the apartment, leaving extensive damage inside.
The landlord gave police the following description of the suspect:
A man who appears to be Caucasian,
Approximately 167 cm (5’6) to 172 cm (5’8),
Short brown hair with blonde highlights,
Thick beard approximately 10 cm (4) in length,
May go by the fictitious name of “Corey Lyndon”.
If you think you recognize the suspect, call the Coquitlam RCMP non-emergency line at 604-945-1550 and ask for Constable Genevieve St-Louis (file 2020-8016). If you wish to remain anonymous and possibly collect a reward, call Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or go to their website at www.solvecrime.ca.
To protect your rental property, and find out more about the laws and regulations, contact your BC Residential Tenancy Branch for detailed information.
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