Police warn Queen Charlotte drivers to lock up

Police are reminding Haida Gwaii drivers to secure their cars and trucks after a series of thefts in Queen Charlotte.

Police are reminding Haida Gwaii drivers to secure their cars and trucks after a series of thefts in Queen Charlotte.

Between Nov. 8 and Nov. 17, three drivers reported small thefts from their unlocked vehicles overnight.

“I know three is not a huge number, but for our area it’s enough for us to sit up and take notice,” said Constable Chris Kienzle of the Queen Charlotte RCMP.

Kienzle added that police have unconfirmed reports of someone rifling through more vehicles without stealing anything.

“We don’t want to see more thefts happening,” he said.

Drivers are reminded to lock their valuables in the trunk or out of sight, and to take any high-value items indoors.

According to the RCMP, purses, wallets, credit cards, GPS units, house keys, spare car keys, cash and passports are some of the things thieves steal most often from parked cars vehicles.


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