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Powell River RCMP recover items stolen from fish farm

Video surveillance shared by employee prompts officers to intercept break and enter suspects fleeing the scene
Powell River RCMP detachment.

At approximately 1:45 am on February 19, Powell River RCMP responded to a break and enter in progress at a fish farm on Lois Lake. An employee had received an alert on their phone and observed real time video surveillance, which showed three suspects breaking into the fish farm and loading their truck with several stolen items.

Police intercepted the vehicle as it was leaving the area and all three suspects were arrested for break and enter. The truck and all its contents were seized by police.

After investigation, additional charges include driving while prohibited and possession of a controlled substance. The suspects were released to appear in provincial court.

Anyone with information about any crime is asked to contact Powell River RCMP at 604.485.6255, or to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1.800.222.8477 or

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