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Phones and wallet stolen from Parksville arena tracked down, recovered by hockey players

NanaimoNewsNOW Staff

socastcmsRssStartNanaimoNewsNOW StaffsocastcmsRssEnd60-year-old Vincent Powley was sentenced to 45 days in jail after stealing items from the Oceanside Place Arena on Oct. 6.

By NanaimoNewsNOW Staff

OCEANSIDE — A phone stolen from the Oceanside Place Arena and the man who took it were quickly found by disgruntled hockey players the same night.

Oceanside RCMP said 60-year-old Vincent Powley snuck into the arena change rooms during a hockey game on Oct. 6 and pilfered numerous items from the players, such as smart phones, wallets and a back pack.

He then returned later in the game and took even more.

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