Multiple U-Hauls stolen, one since recovered

West Kelowna, Kelowna

2018-01-02 10:15 PST

File # 2017-77666

As many as five U-Haul vehicles were stolen from a rental facility in West Kelowna, one of which has since been recovered by RCMP in Kelowna.

On December 31, 2017 shortly before 3 pm, RCMP received a report of a theft of a Ford F250 U-Haul cube van, taken sometime overnight from outside a rental facility in West Kelowna. Staff of the rental agency later discovered that their key return drop box had been forcibly removed from the wall and keys associated to as many as five rental vehicles were taken and later confirmed stolen from the lot.

A short time after the thefts were reported to police in West Kelowna, says Cpl. Jesse O’Donaghey. Mounties in Kelowna located and recovered one of the stolen rental vehicles, unoccupied and undamaged, parked in the area of Harvey Avenue and Chandler Street.

Anyone with any information on these thefts is asked to contact the West Kelowna RCMP at 250-768-2880. Or remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, leaving a tip online at www.crimestoppers.net or by texting your tip to CRIMES (274637) ktown.
 

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Cpl. Jesse O'Donaghey

Media Relations Officer
Kelowna RCMP
kelowna.bc.rcmp.ca
1190 Richter Street, Kelowna, B.C. V1Y 2K7
Office: (250) 762-3300
Fax: (250) 470-6348

Email: jesse.odonaghey@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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