Chase RCMP are reminding residents to keep valuables secured to prevent crimes of opportunity.
Sgt. Barry Kennedy said thefts have increased recently, mostly occurring in the early morning hours.
“We would like to remind people that there are people prowling around in the warm weather looking for opportunity thefts, so please keep your valuables locked up.”
He said some people well known to police have recently moved back into the area.
Boats have also been targeted, one in the North Shuswap and one in the Salmon Arm area, he noted.
The one stolen in the North Shuswap was recovered after it ran out of gas and thieves abandoned it. The Salmon Arm boat is still missing.
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