U-Haul van loaded with couple’s belongings stolen in Abbotsford, found empty in Surrey

Vehicle was found empty in Surrey a day after reported theft

A young couple moving to Vancouver from Moncton, N.B., lost nearly all their possessions when their U-Haul cube van was stolen last week, police say.

Abbotsford Police say the cube van was reported stolen at 5 a.m. on the morning of Sept. 12 from a park-and-ride lot at Lonzo Road and Sumas Way in Abbotsford. The Ford E-450 van was loaded with the possessions of a couple moving to Vancouver for job and educational opportunities.

The van was found the next day in the parking lot of the South Surrey Recreation Centre, but it had been emptied of all its contents, including household furnishings, clothing, kitchen appliances, wedding gifts and momentos, books, electronics, a bass guitar and accessories, along with a quilt and handmade tool box with “tremendous sentimental value.”

Anyone with information on the theft should contact police at 604-859-5225, or by text at 222973 (abbypd). Those wishing to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Watch for more.

 

Just Posted

Pastor’s gift of his own kidney potentially life-altering for churchgoer

Transplant for Abbotsford resident scheduled for next month

Crown appeals stay against Jamie Bacon in Surrey Six killings

B.C.’s prosecution service says judge’s decision reveals ‘errors of law’

Site C dam goes ahead, cost estimate now up to $10.7 billion

Premier John Horgan says Christy Clark left him no other choice

Police converge on Abbotsford home after report of man with a gun

Incident took place Sunday afternoon on McCallum Road

Abbotsford and Mission consider Fraser River water source

Project cheaper than Stave Lake but could still cost more than $50 million

VIDEO: Highstreet Holiday Show

Abbotsford shopping centre brings the holiday spirit

Liberal Hogg wins South Surrey-White Rock byelection over Conservative Findlay

B.C. riding to be represented by non-conservative for first time in decades

Six-year-old boy needs $19,000 a month to treat rare form of arthritis

Mother of sick Sooke boy asks government to help fund treatments

Environmental groups slam NDP decision to continue with Site C

Construction industry, meanwhile, is cautiously optimistic about how the project will look

Be ladder safe both at work and home

WorkSafeBC wants you to keep safe while hanging those Christmas lights this year

Cold weather shelter too full, buses homeless to other communities

The Gateway of Hope shelter has had send some people to other shelters as they ran out of room.

B.C. overdose deaths surpass 1,200

96 people died of illicit drug overdoses in October

Feds agree to give provinces 75 per cent of pot tax revenues

Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced the agreement today

Red Scorpion associates cuffed in drug-trafficking bust

Kamloops RCMP lay charges in connection to Red Scorpion drug trafficking ring

Most Read