Dawson Creek RCMP recover fuel canisters and motor oil

Police believe that an individual or group are stealing fuel, fuel canisters, automotive fluids and vehicle parts from industrial sites and rural properties. As as result, they suggest that property owners consider the following suggestions to secure their properties: 

  • Install additional exterior lighting and a surveillance system with night-time recording capability
  • Install an alarm system
  • Keep items out of sight and locked away
  • Report vehicles and/or people which appear out of place.

If you think the property recovered might be yours, please contact the Dawson Creek RCMP at 250-784-3700, and be prepared to provide proof of ownership.


If anyone would like to report any criminal activity or think they may have information regarding these thefts, please contact either the Dawson Creek RCMP at 250-784-3700 or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).