Mounties use crane to secure evidence from Okanagan home

Lake Country Mounties pull out hot tub for a spin through the air

  • Apr. 23, 2012 7:00 p.m.

An alleged cycle of crime surrounding a Lake Country house was broken last week when Mounties took on the herculean task of securingĀ  a 1,400 lb piece of evidence.

According to Const. Kris Holmes, theĀ  Lake Country RCMP executed a search warrant April 20 on a residence on the 3200 block of Berry Road for a hot tub that was believed to have been stolen in November of last year.

“From my understanding, it was stolen from a home that may have been a grow op,” said Clark.

“We’d gone in and dealt with the grow op, and then it was taken.”

Whoever took the $17,000 tub the first time around would have had to had some serious equipment on their side, as it took the Mounties a giant crane to bring it back into evidence.

“The tub had to be lifted over the house and was secured without incident.”

Police continue to investigate the alleged theft and no arrests have yet been made.

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