Monday March 26,
dollars in Native carvings and jewelry stolen from Ryder Lake home
Released by Cst. Wolbeck, Chwk RCMP
Some of the missing pieces stolen in
Ryder Lake B & E last month.
February 10, 2012 Chilliwack RCMP responded to a residential Break and Enter
in the Ryder Lake area where thousands of dollars of hand-carved Native art
and jewelry was stolen.
Approximately 10 Native masks were stolen with a value of over $10,000.00.
The owners did not have photos of all of the masks, however, did have photos
of a couple of the pieces.
A large amount of Native gold and silver jewelry totaling approximately
$15,000.00 was also taken at the time of the break and enter. The Chilliwack
RCMP are hoping that the public can assist them.
Items like these are one of a kind and are easily identifiable, the public
should be wary of anyone selling products like this, and refrain from
purchasing from anyone that is not a reputable retailer. "Your purchase will
be seized and you will be out the cash if the items you've purchased are
found to be stolen," said Cst. Tracy Wolbeck.
If you have information regarding this break and enter or any other crime,
please contact the Chilliwack RCMP at 604 792-4611. If you wish to remain
anonymous please contact Crimestoppers by calling 1-800-222-TIPS.
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