Vehicle theft is, at the very least, a hassle. And it becomes even more troubling when your stolen car is returned to you full of weapons, fake I.D.s and drug paraphernalia.
So learned 26-year-old Calgary resident Courtney Pickering when she went to retrieve the 2014 Dodge Dart that had been stolen from an alleyway. With her purse inside the car, the crooks were able to empty her accounts using the PayPass function most debit cards now have.
Still reeling from the events, Pickering says she was stunned when she went to retrieve her vehicle from the impound lot.
Inside the car, which had been in police custody, Pickering found a knife and a large pipe. In her cup holder she found a small bag containing a white powder which she believed to be cocaine and a crack pipe on the seat where her three-year-old son’s car seat would normally be.
“And I went to the impound guy, ‘Is this normal? Like, what do I do with this?’ He was like ‘Just throw it on the ground, throw it on the ground!” sheRead More »from Calgary woman ‘shocked’ when stolen car is returned with drugs and guns inside