Thieves strike mailboxes

Thieves strike mailboxes

Vernon: Community boxes hit on Crosby Road, Davison Road and Old Kamloops Road

Vernon-North Okanagan RCMP are investigating a series of mailbox thefts that have occurred in the last week.

A Canada Post community mailbox on Crosby Road, off Bella Vista Road, had been broken into sometime overnight Jan. 22.

Two days later, police were notified that three community mailboxes on Davison Road and Old Kamloops Road had been broken into sometime overnight as well.

On January 22nd, 2017, RCMP were notified that a Canada Post community mailbox on Crosby Road had been broken into sometime overnight.

“RCMP are still investigating to determine what was stolen in these incidents,” said Const. Jocelyn Noseworthy.

Police remind residents to pick up their mail – if it’s in a community mailbox – as soon as possible.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Vernon-North Okanagan RCMP at 250-545-7171 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.