Vernon North Okanagan RCMP recovered a pair of stolen bikes at a 24th Avenue home in April, and were able to return the wheels to the rightful owners. (RCMP photo)

Vernon North Okanagan RCMP recovered a pair of stolen bikes at a 24th Avenue home in April, and were able to return the wheels to the rightful owners. (RCMP photo)

Bikes, rifle, ammunition among stolen items recovered by Vernon RCMP

Police executed search warrant in early April at home in 3900 block of 24th Ave.; man in custody

A pair of bikes stolen from a Vernon residence have been returned to their rightful owners.

Officers from Vernon North Okanagan RCMP’s Crime Reduction Unit recovered the bikes while executing a search warrant at a residence in the 3900 block of 24th Avenue in Vernon on April 9.

Police discovered more than just the stolen bikes at the home.

“In addition to the bikes, police also seized an SKS rifle, ammunition, and a number of other stolen items,” said Vernon North Okanagan RCMP media relations officer Const. Chris Terleski.

A 41-year old Vernon man was arrested at the time and faces a number of potential criminal charges in relation to the ongoing investigation.

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