Search of North Cowichan home results in elderly man's stolen goods recovered Friday

A local family is thrilled items stolen during a recent robbery have been recovered and a suspect arrested.

Police recovered the stolen items Feb. 21 following an investigation of a residential break and enter that occured on the 18th.

"The complainant stated that their elderly father's residence was broken into over a four-day period and a substantial amount of property was stolen," said North Cowichan/Duncan Cpl. Krista Hobday in a press release. "Mounties utilized the Forensic Identification Section to secure evidence of fingerprints, photographs were taken and receipts were photocopied.

"Family members submitted descriptions of the stolen items and hoped for the best."

And their wishes came true Friday.

Numerous items on the list of stolen goods were recovered and are currently being cataloged and examined for further evidence.

A local 39-year-old male was also arrested and will appear in court to face charges of stolen property on May 13, 2014.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Next move on amalgamation up to new councils
ELECTION 2014: Green-tinged south Cowichan highlights heavy CVRD turnover
Big changes expected at Greater Victoria board of education
Looking Back November 19
After the vote: Newly elected councillors respond
Coulsons upgrade their firefighting fleet
Quinn-tessential Bachand
The Week — Nov. 10
Two police officers hospitalized after being rammed by stolen truck in Surrey

Community Events, November 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Nov 21 edition online now. Browse the archives.