KELOWNA, B.C. — A 28,000-pound machine lift was stolen from a construction site in Kelowna on March 19, according to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
In a release, the Kelowna RCMP said a male suspect was captured on video breaking into the site on foot from the highway side of the site near the 2100 block of Optic Court in Kelowna around 9:20 p.m.
He then stole a 28,000-pound orange Skytrak Telehandler 10054, drove the machine onto a semi-truck with a flat deck and fled into the night.
“The Kelowna RCMP is fully engaged and will use every investigational avenue in an effort to bring those involved to justice,” said Cst. Mike Della-Paolera, media relations officer with the Kelowna RCMP, in a statement.
Anyone who has information or may have witnessed the event is asked to contact the Kelowna RCMP at 250-767-3300 and reference file number 2023-14822 or report anonymously through Central Okanagan Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
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