$500,000 Theft from Lions Bay home

Brenden Eslick
Brenden Eslick
Brenden Eslick

Lions Bay: Squamish RCMP are requesting the assistance of the public in locating two suspects in a significant theft from a home in Lions Bay.

On February 15th, 2017, Brenden Eslick and Samantha Pelletier stole over $500,000 worth of money, jewellery, Persian rugs, laptops, passports, and other expensive items from a residence within the small community.  Items of importance that were stolen: Gold Palhavi Gold Coins, Persian Rugs,  24 carat Gold old Persian Kingdom earrings, necklace, ring and bracelet set, personal documentation such as passports, wills, and deeds to the residence were taken.

Eslick and Pelletier also stole the homeowners vehicle in order to transport the items which is still outstanding. The vehicle is described as a 2003 Grey Toyota Camry with BC license Plate 602 JEP.

Police are requesting the public’s help with locating  Eslick and Pelletier, as well as the missing items from the home.  Both are currently wanted on outstanding warrants related to the theft. They may still be in British Columbia but they also have connections to Alberta.

“This isn’t just a theft of items, these were family heirlooms and had significant sentimental value.  The family is extremely distraught over the loss,” say Corporal Sascha Banks for the Squamish RCMP.

If you have any information about the whereabouts of Eslick , Pelletier, or the missing items, please contact the Squamish RCMP at (604) 892-6100 or contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).