Costly Land Survey Equipment Stolen

North Vancouver

2017-02-15 13:51 PST

File # 2017-2515

A $15,000 piece of land survey equipment was stolen from a parked work vehicle in North Vancouver.

The theft occurred sometime between 2:00 and 3:00 pm on the afternoon of February 2nd, 2017. The insecure vehicle was parked in the alley of the 100-block East 12th Street. Thieves made off with a red plastic box and a grey/green backpack containing the survey equipment.

The stolen land survey instruments are described and pictured as:

land survey equipmnet

LEICA – CS10 – 3.5G Field Controller
S/N: 2882146

Leica – GS08 – Plus Smart Antenna
S/N: 1851802

The thief may not even be aware of the value of these very specialized pieces of equipment, said Cpl. Richard De Jong of the North Vancouver RCMP. They may not know what to do with them now.

Police remind everyone to lock your vehicle at all times even if you are within close proximity to it. It is a criminal offense to purchase or be in possession of stolen property. Anyone with information pertaining to the whereabouts of the stolen property is asked to call the North Vancouver RCMP at 604-985-1311 or BC Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or go to website referencing file # 2017-2515.

For tips on preventing theft from and of vehicles visit the BC.RCMP website.


Released by

Cpl. Richard De Jong

Media Relations
North Vancouver RCMP
147 East 14 St, North Vancouver, BC, V7L-2N4
Office: 604-969-7561
Cell: 604-363-5584
Fax: 604-990-7450


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