Half dozen Surrey men nabbed in auto theft

Six men were arrested and five vehicles recovered in one swoop this month.

Surrey RCMP's helicopter zeroes on on suspects in auto thefts this month.

Six people were arrested in the theft of five stolen vehicles this month.

On Sept. 5, Mounties were watching a home in the 7100 151 Street in the surveillance of a known prolific property crime offender.

Surrey RCMP saw three vehicles parked on the property that had recently been reported stolen.

Three males left the property, each in one of the stolen vehicles, returned, and left in fourth stolen car.

Mounties arrested took nine people into custody, recovered five stolen vehicles. Six of those taken into custody were arrested.

Mackenzie Russell, 20, has been charged with

break and enter, possession of stolen property over $5000 and dangerous operation of a motor vehicle. Four youths aged 15 to 17 have been charged with various property related crimes. Another adult male is facing four counts of property related offences, however cannot be named at this point to protect the integrity of the investigation.

Anyone with more information is asked to contact the Surrey RCMP’s High Risk Target Team at 604-599-0502 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) if they wish to remain anonymous.

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