Stolen delivery container filled with rice results in warehouse of stolen items, Mounties say

A stolen delivery container filled with rice helped investigators recuperate $75,000 price of stolen items, Burnaby RCMP say.

Police say they acquired a report on Could 10 that a big amount of rice price about $20,000 had been stolen from a enterprise in South Burnaby.


Investigators bought a tip in mid-June the rice was being bought on-line and in public, which led them to a warehouse in Langley.

Officers executed a search warrant on the warehouse on June 26 and seized quite a few stolen items, together with 400 packages of paper towels, 26 pallets of sandals, three,200 kilos of rice, and huge portions of diapers and bathroom paper. Police additionally seized greater than $1,500 in money and a crate of ammunition.

“The warehouse contained a stockpile of stolen items on a industrial scale and was situated after diligent investigative efforts and coordination between various models at Burnaby RCMP,” Insp. Matt Toews stated in a press release Tuesday.


Expenses shall be ahead to Crown when the investigation is completed, police say.