Don’t let the Grinch steal your tringlers and trappings

Lake Country, West Kelowna, Kelowna

2020-12-01 07:42 PST

image of packages, the Kelowna RCMP logo and the grinch's hand

As the holiday season approaches many of us are sending and receiving all sorts of packages, boxes and bags. These deliveries often sit on our front steps and become easy pickings for thieves. But there are some steps we can take to ensure a Grinch-free season.

  1. Plan for deliveries- If your items comes with a tracking number try to be there when it arrives, or ask a neighbour to accept it.
  2. Send it where someone will be- you can arrange to delivery to a friend or neighbour who will be home, or even have it delivered to where you work.
  3. Have it held- most delivery services have the option to hold it at their location for your pickup.
  4. Use the ship to store option- your package will be safe at the store until you can pick it up.

If, despite your best efforts, your package is stolen these are the steps to take:

Released by

Cpl. Jocelyn Noseworthy

Media Relations Officer
Kelowna RCMP
kelowna.bc.rcmp-grc.gc.ca
1190 Richter St, Kelowna, BC V1Y 2K7
Office: 250-470-6361
Cell: 250-212-2249

Email: Kelowna_Media@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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