Police seize hundreds of suspected stolen items from Calgary residence
Over 400 items of suspected stolen property were seized during the search warrant.
Two men are facing almost 70 charges in connection to a series of break and enters that have happened in Calgary and southern Alberta over the last few years..
Police were called to a break and enter at a residence on Evergreen Way S.W. on Tuesday, September 8 and the resident was able to provide a detailed description of a suspect vehicle as it was leaving the scene.
That information led police to a home on Coville Circle N.E. where a search warrant was executed and two men were arrested.
Police seized over 400 pieces of suspected stolen property during the search warrant including; jewelry, computers, collectables, other electronics, sports equipment, safes, and military medals.
Officers also confiscated fentanyl, marijuana, heroin, oxycodone and two firearms with ammunition.
Investigators say the total value of the property is believed to be well over $100,000 and the value of the drugs is estimated to be about $18,000.
City police and RCMP have linked the recovered property to over 30 residential break and enters that have happened in Calgary and the surrounding areas between 2003 and 2015.
Kelly John Wills, 33, of Calgary, is charged with three counts of house break and enter and commit theft, two counts of unsafe storage of firearms, one count of possession of stolen property over $5,000; 26 counts of possession of stolen property under $5,000, four counts of breaching a court order, one count of obstructing a peace officer and three counts of possess controlled substance.
Randy James Lorrain, 32, of Calgary, is charged with two counts of personation to avoid prosecution, one count of house break and enter and commit theft, two counts of possession of stolen property over $5,000 and 24 counts of possession of stolen property under $5,000. he was also arrested on 11 outstanding warrants on unrelated matters.
Some of the items have been returned to their owners but police are still trying to locate the owners of hundreds of items.
Anyone who believes their stolen items are among those pictured is asked to contact investigators at a special tip line, 403-428-6888, or via email at email@example.com.
Anyone with information on these or other break and enters is asked to contact the non-emergency line at 403-266-1234, or crime stoppers using any of the following methods: