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Police seek Castlegar man in connection with multiple thefts

A Castlegar man is wanted by police after a search revealed a variety of stolen items, according to RCMP Sgt. Monty Taylor.

"On July 9 the Castlegar and Trail RCMP Crime Reduction Unit, with the assistance of Castlegar General Duty officers, executed a search warrant on the 2200 block of Columbia Avenue in Castlegar," Taylor said in a press release Wednesday.

"Police were able to recover a stolen F350 truck, full propane tanks stolen from a Salmo business, numerous sets of tires, tools, heavy duty dry boxes, a Ford F350 engine and multiple other stolen items. The property recovered is believed to have been taken from the Castlegar, Trail and Salmo areas. Police are continuing efforts in locating a forty-four year old male who is believed to be involved with the thefts.

"Citizens are reminded to secure their homes, vehicles and belongings and mark their property for identification purposes. In addition, residents are strongly urged to report any type of suspicious activity to police or Crime Stoppers."