Police searching for answers after abandoned children’s items found on BC driveway

Police searching for answers after abandoned children’s items found on BC driveway


UPDATE 10 a.m. Thursday 

The rightful owners of the stolen property has come forward to claim the property. Police say it was stolen along with a Ford SUV from the Coldstream property sometime Tuesday night.


A family photo located by police in the belongings that officers circulated in an attempt to contact them has been removed from the story to respect their privacy.

Just before 7:30 a.m. on July 2, RCMP received a report of a large pile of discarded personal belongings discovered at the bottom of a private driveway in the 17000-block of Wall Road in Lake Country, BC.

According to RCMP, A child’s car seat, a child’s booster seat, and a child’s pedal-less balance bike were among the items.

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Police also discovered a CD containing what appears to be dozens of professional photographs taken of a family alongside a printed photograph of some children.

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“Despite their efforts so far to connect the likely stolen property to another related police investigation, police have been unable to track down the rightful owner of the recovered property,” states Cpl. Jesse O’Donaghey.

“Our investigators suspect that the items may have been discarded from a stolen vehicle, and we are certain there is an Okanagan family out there who may wish to have some of these items back.”

Anyone with any additional information is asked to contact the Lake Country RCMP at 250-766-2288.

Or remain completely anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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