Update Nov. 14: A work truck reported stolen from a well respected Williams Lake business following a break and enter has been located.
RCMP Staff Sgt. Del Byron says a welding unit that was equipped in a service truck that was reported stolen by Peterson Contracting was located following a traffic stop on Tuesday afternoon.
He says further investigation led RCMP to the recovery of the truck north of Williams Lake the next day.
Previous story Nov 12: RCMP in Williams Lake are asking the public to keep their eyes open for a stolen truck from a well-respected business that is the latest victim of a break and enter.
Cst. Joel Kooger says officers were advised early Tuesday morning (Nov. 12) by staff at Peterson Contracting that their shop had been broken into and a work truck had been stolen.
“Once inside, the thieves drove the work truck through the closed bay doors,” Kooger said in a news release.
The truck according to Kooger is described as a white Ford 550 with BC plate #LY7115 and has “Peterson Contracting” decals on the door panels. It is equipped with a small crane and welding unit.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Williams Lake RCMP or Crime Stoppers.