RCMP Is Asking The Public For Tips On A Boat Theft That Happened In Port Edward

The boat went missing over the weekend.

Be on the lookout for a stolen boat and trailer.
Be on the lookout for a stolen boat and trailer. Source: GEICO Living/https://www.geico.com/living/driving/rv-boat-more/boat-theft/

[This story originally appeared on The North Coast Review, a blog based in Prince Rupert that contains “items of interest to those living on the North Coast of BC.”]

The Prince Rupert RCMP is asking the public for help as it continues an investigation into a stolen boat and trailer from the Port Edward area early Saturday morning.

In an information release, the detachment outlined the nature of the theft and a description of the stolen items:

The missing boat.
The missing boat. Source: Royal Canadian Mounted Police

On January 28, 2023, just after midnight, a boat and trailer were stolen from the North King Lodge in Port Edward on Boundary Drive.

The boat is described as a 16′ welded aluminium banana boat bearing hull number 6K15041 and the name North King Lodge.

The trailer is described as a grey Tuff LT boat trailer bearing VIN 1T9BB6B609F952007.

Should you have any information about these items or video surveillance of the area between midnight and 01:00 am on January 28, 2023, you are asked to contact the Prince Rupert RCMP.  

Call the detachment at 250-624-2136 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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