Theft From Vehicle - Ave. B S & 19th St. W

Three people were arrested this morning following a reported theft from a vehicle.

At approximately 5:30 a.m., November 27, 2018 Patrol officers were dispatched to Avenue B South and 19th Street West. Initial reports stated that a male smashed a truck window and stole a backpack with an iPad inside. A Canine Unit responded and tracked the suspect to a residence in the 300 block of Avenue E South. Eight people were located inside the residence as well as the stolen backpack. The complainants iPad was located in a closet.

Due to lack of evidence, officers were unable to charge any of the people with the theft. Two 22 year old females and a 45 year old male were arrested on outstanding warrants. The investigation is ongoing.

The Saskatoon Police Service would like to remind people to remove any belongings from parked vehicles. With the holidays approaching and more people shopping for gifts, motorists are encouraged to place items out of sight or store them in a secure location.

(Occurrence Number: 18-125302)