Tuesday, February 13 – Codiac RCMP are reporting of numerous spare tire thefts from Jeep Wranglers parked in public parking lots.
A total of ten tires have been stolen since January, including four tires taken between January 15 and 18, and another six between February 6 and 9. All of the thefts occurred in different retail or office building parking lots across Moncton and Dieppe.“We want the public to be aware of these thefts as they are happening during the day in very public locations,” says Cpl. Peter MacLean, Codiac Regional RCMP. “The tires are being taken from the spare tire rack on the rear of the vehicle while in a parking lot.”
The Jeep Wranglers targeted are model years 2015 to 2018.
Anyone with information relating to these thefts, or anyone who may have been a victim of a similar crime and has not yet reported it, is asked to contact Codiac Regional RCMP at 506-857-2400. Should you wish to remain anonymous, please contact Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), by texting TIP212 + your message to ‘CRIMES’ (274637), or by Secure Web Tips at www.crimenb.ca.