100 Mile RCMP are asking the public’s help in locating this boat. (Photo submitted).

100 Mile RCMP are asking the public’s help in locating this boat. (Photo submitted).

UPDATED: Stolen boat in 108 Mile found, returned to owner

Owner contacted by third-party witness on social media.

A boat stolen from 108 Mile Ranch has been returned to its owner.

100 Mile RCMP Staff-Sgt. Svend Nielsen said the owner was contacted by a third-party witness through social media. The witness had seen a boat matching the description while walking near the 108 Mile Ranch Heritage site. The owner identified the boat based on specific markings – for example, some of the damage contained part of the owner’s fingerprint imprinted on the repaired spot along the outside edge of the boat.

The owner is extremely grateful for the public’s assistance.

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100 Mile House RCMP is seeking information about a boat theft that took place this month in 108 Mile Ranch.

A complaint was filed April 19 reporting a 12-foot Harborcraft aluminum boat that was stolen from a fenced front yard on Qua Place sometime over the past two weeks.

Police said the boat has unique identifiers that would make it easily recognizable, and there are currently no suspects, witnesses or video surveillance available.

Anyone with information about the boat theft is asked to call 250-395-2456 and refer to file 2021-1319.



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