News

Police seek owner of stolen coin collection

Hundreds of coins from somebody
Hundreds of coins from somebody's coin collection were seized from a stolen van in Aldergrove. Langley RCMP are hoping to find the rightful owner
— image credit: rcmp

 

 

Langley RCMP are trying to find the rightful owner of a large coin collection that was believed to be stolen.

On Aug. 21, Langley RCMP Street Enforcement Unit officers were working in the Aldergrove area where they saw a man they knew driving while he was prohibited from doing so.

The driver, a 30-year-old Abbotsford man, was arrested. Police checks of the license plate on the Ford econoline van he was driving showed that the plates should be on an Oldsmobile Cutlass that was not registered at all.

The officers discovered a backpack within the van containing a large number of coins, believed to be stolen.

Neither the passenger or the driver claimed ownership of the backpack, charges for possession of stolen property will not be recommended, said Langley RCMP Cpl. Holly Marks.

Police would like to locate the owner(s) of the coins.  There is a wide variety of coins from numerous countries.  Some of the coins are quite distinctive and likely someone is missing their collection.

If you are the owner or can assist police to identify and/or locate the owner, call Langley RCMP at 604-532-3200.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

New TWU choir director prepared to Shine in debut concert
 
Charleston development goes from highrise to five-storey condo complex
 
Field assignment challenges leads to change
Costumed kids to swarm Cloverdale merchants Saturday
 
Finance, environment and growth highlights of mayor’s annual speech
 
Lockdown at research station in Agassiz following Ottawa shooting
IKEA strike over after 17 months, but 'won't be like old times'
 
No-frills park for Maple Ridge downtown
 
Online safety talk for youth

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 23 edition online now. Browse the archives.