Be wary if buying second-hand camera

Some of stolen camera equipment is European so may be different

If someone’s trying to sell some used camera equipment, be aware, it might be stolen.

Terrace RCMP are asking for the public’s help in recovering several high end cameras and camcorders stolen from a Thornhill residence July 1, 2017.

Anyone who knows of any unusual sales of expensive camera equipment is asked to contact police.

Some of the equipment is European and may have different adapters and formatting than is standard in North America.

The stolen items include:

• Canon EOS 6D DSLR Camera

• Canon EF 24 105mm 4.0 IS USM Lens

• Canon EF 20 mm 2.8 USM Lens

• Canon XA30 Professional Camcorder

• Canon XL-A1 Professional Camcorder

Terrace RCMP want to remind everyone that prior to purchasing identifiable goods second-hand (such as phones, cameras, or even motor vehicles), it is possible to check serial numbers via the Canadian Police Information Centre ( to determine if that item has been reported stolen.

If you have information about crime, contact the Terrace RCMP at 250-638-7400 or anonymously through Crime Stoppers by telephone at 1-800-222-TIPS, online at or by texting 274637 (CRIMES), then in the body of your text message type TERRACE, followed by your tip information.