Victoria police in the crime reduction unit are recommending six charges against a Victoria man after stolen property, credit cards and counterfeit money was seized from a Saanich residence.
On Jan. 20, VicPD received reports of stolen tools showing up on a local buy and sell website. Because of the complex nature of the investigation, the crime reduction unit took over and discovered numerous stolen items were located by the same seller. A search warrant was eventually conducted Jan. 24 with assistance from Saanich police.
Numerous stolen items including tools, paint sprayers, stolen ID, stolen credit cards and over $2,500 worth of counterfeit American currency were found.
Six charges are being recommended, including trafficking in property obtained by crime under $5,000, possession of property obtained by crime for the purpose of trafficking, possession of identity documents and possession of credit card and of counterfeit money.