Vancouver police property crime crackdown nets 26 arrests, 150-plus charges recommended

Vancouver police say a three-month operation targeting violent property crime has resulted in 26 arrests and recommendations for more than 150 charges.

“Since December, our patrol officers have been working closely with our partners in retail security around the city,” said Const, Tania Visintin

“We have a common goal, and that is to target violent property crime offenders and protect retailers from financial loss.”

Police have recommended charges including breach of probation, theft from auto, theft under $5,000, possession of break-in equipment and possession of stolen property to Crown prosecutors.

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