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Canada Truck stolen in Edmonton with owner’s dog still inside

03:10  15 december  2019
03:10  15 december  2019 Source:   globalnews.ca

P.E.I. man warning others to lock up after truck stolen from his driveway

  P.E.I. man warning others to lock up after truck stolen from his driveway Mike Lund went outside Wednesday morning to discover his 2011 Chevy Silverado had been stolen. Lund said he's always been "a very trusting person," and had left his keys in his truck without giving it much thought. He now realizes that was a bad idea, and he hopes others will learn from his mistake. "You can't take that chance anymore, you just have to keep it locked up," Lund said. Lund isn't the only one who has made the mistake of leaving vehicles unlocked, sometimes with the keys inside.Increase in theftsP.E.I. RCMP said they've noticed more vehicle thefts, and more thefts of items left in cars and trucks.

A police chase that started in Grand Prairie on Friday morning ended with the suspect being caught in Corinth, and a dog being reunited with her owner .

The dog was still inside and appeared to be in good condition, Dodt said. The owner went to the scene of the traffic stop to be reunited with his truck The victim had parked at a West Covina Subway restaurant and left his key in the ignition so his dog could have air conditioning inside the vehicle

a dog lying on top of a hard wood floor: Nick, a nine-year-old Jack Russell Terrier, was reunited with his family on Saturday, after the truck he was in was stolen on Friday, Dec. 13, 2019.© Edmonton Police Service Nick, a nine-year-old Jack Russell Terrier, was reunited with his family on Saturday, after the truck he was in was stolen on Friday, Dec. 13, 2019.

Edmonton police are looking for information after a man's truck was stolen from the Parkdale neighbourhood on Friday with his dog still inside.

The theft happened outside a residence at 115 Avenue and 81 Street around 12:15 p.m.

The dog named Nick was in the truck's cab at the time. The truck, a silver 2011 Ford F-150, was running and carrying a snow sweeper.

Police were able to recover the truck's flatbed trailer without the sweeper a short time later in the area of 120 Avenue and 76 Street, but the dog and truck remain missing.

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"We're looking for any information on the whereabouts of the truck or the dog," Staff Sgt. Bill Clark said.

"We would like to reunite Nick with his family as quickly as possible."

Anyone with information about the truck or Nick's whereabouts should contact police at 780-429-4567 or by dialling #377 from a mobile phone. Tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers.

Watch your cars: ICBC numbers show catalytic converter thefts way up, along with costs .
A growing problem for vehicle owners in the Lower Mainland — catalytic converter thefts — is expected to cost taxpayers nearly $1 million this year. Numbers obtained by Global News show ICBC has paid out $906,105 in insurance coverage for replacements and repairs between Jan. 1 and Nov. 30 this year. That's close to double what the insurer paid out in all of 2018, at $472,404.In 2019, 298 thefts have been reported, ICBC said. More than half of those thefts took place in Surrey, which saw 152 converters stolen.

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