Stolen Property, Credit Cards and Counterfeit Currency Seized by Crime Reduction Unit Officers

Thursday, February 8, 2018
File #: 
18-2746

Victoria BC-   Crime Reduction Unit officers are recommending six charges against a Victoria man after 60 exhibits were seized from a Saanich residence.

On January 20th, it was reported to VicPD that stolen tools had shown up on a local buy and sell website. Due to the complex nature of the investigation, the Crime Reduction Unit took over the file. Through the course of the investigation, numerous stolen items were located by the same seller and a search warrant was eventually conducted on January 24th with the assistance of Saanich Police officers.

Officers found numerous stolen items including tools, paint sprayers, stolen ID, stolen credit cards and over $2500 of counterfeit American currency.

Six charges are being recommended including trafficking in property obtained by crime under $5000, possession of property obtained by crime for the purpose of trafficking, possession of identity documents possession of credit card and possession of counterfeit money.

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