The RCMP have arrested one man and are seeking the public's assistance in identifying three more suspects after investigating numerous break and enters which occurred over several months.
Police have released images related to the case. The crimes did not happen in Burnaby, but the person arrested is not from the area where the crimes took place so they are hoping someone in other areas will recognize them.
Since Oct. 6, RCMP received nine complaints regarding thefts to mail boxes, vehicles and storage lockers in the 19600 block of Meadow Gardens Way in Pitt Meadows. Evidence gathered suggested the same person, or group of people, were responsible for all nine incidents and the investigation subsequently identified one suspect.
On November 21, 2019, after a months long investigation, the UCRU team had enough evidence to secure a warrant for a Surrey residence and arrested a man who was known to Police.
On November 22, 2019, Tyson Haden Wagner, a 43 year old Port Coquitlam man, appeared in court and was charged with the following offences:
· 2 counts of break and enter and commit an offence
· 2 counts of possession of stolen property
He was released on $1000 bail with conditions to not go to the City of Pitt Meadows and to attend Port Coquitlam court on December 5, 2019.
The investigation also revealed three accomplices in these crimes and Ridge Meadows RCMP is seeking the public’s help in identifying the following suspects;
· Suspect 1 described as a white man, slim build with facial stubble and wearing dark coloured clothing and a baseball cap.
· Suspect 2 is described as a white man with dark hair and a beard, wearing glasses, dark coloured clothing and a baseball cap.
· Suspect 3 is described as a stocky white man, wearing a dark coloured 'hoody' style sweatshirt with a red or orange coloured under armour brand emblem and dark pants with whites stripes.
If you have any information about these suspects please call Ridge Meadows RCMP at 604-463-6251. If you wish to remain anonymous call CRIME STOPPERS at 1-800-222-8477 or leave a TIP online at www.solvecrime.ca. Crime Stoppers may pay a reward of up to $2000.00 if your information leads to an arrest and conviction.