Chilliwack – During a routine patrol of a commercial complex located in the 7500 block of Vedder Road, the Chilliwack RCMP Community Response Team (CRT) located a man in possession of a suspected stolen e-bike. Upon further inspection, investigators were able to match the bike’s description and serial number to a recent report of theft.
The 32-year-old man was arrested for being in possession of stolen property. Alexander Schmautz is charged with Possession of Property Obtained by Crime, Possess Break-In Instruments, and Possessing a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose. He is scheduled to appear in Chilliwack Provincial Court on November 14, 2023.
A subsequent search resulted in the police locating and seizing the following additional items:
- $2000.00 cash
- Blank cheques in the name of another person
- Suspected drugs, Fentanyl and Methamphetamine with the intent to traffic
- A knife
- A replica Glock BB handgun.
The Chilliwack RCMP asks that you do your part to prevent bike theft. Secure it with a lock anytime it is unattended, and record the make, model, and serial number.