Police investigating rash of mail box break ins

Local mailboxes forced open and mail, parcels stolen

  • Dec. 3, 2013 11:00 a.m.


Keremeos RCMP are investigating  the vandalism and theft occurring in several mailboxes in the Olalla area, in addition to some new ones in Keremeos and Cawston.

The Olalla mailboxes were broken into midweek of November 24-30.

The mailbox break ins extended on the weekend as emboldened thieves broke into two more boxes in Cawston. Four more boxes were jimmied in the Keremeos Post Office lobby as well.

Thieves forcing entry into the mailboxes are stealing mail as well as packages.

Police are urging people to be fraud aware and monitor their personal information for any suspicious activity.

If anyone has any information regarding these thefts they can contact police at 250-499-5511.


For those who wish to remain anonymous call Crime Stoppers at: 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).