Cranbrook RCMP dealt with 12 reports of thefts last week.
This includes Thursday’s incident at the Canadian Tire at Tamarack Mall where three people from Creston were arrested.
Four thefts from vehicles were reported.
In one instance a wallet and passport were stolen after a break in at a rural area.
RCMP say vehicles were likely unlocked in two of the four cases.
Other thefts included 8 burgundy Trojan brand 6 volt cycle batteries which were taken from outfitter camp valued around $3,000.
Two B&Es were reported.
In one instance a 65 inch TV was stolen from a residence and a bar fridge and lawn chairs were swiped from a shed in Moyie.
Police are also looking into an instance where a mountain bike and baby chariot was stolen in front of a residence.
The bike is a blue and white Iron Horse model, the chariot is a bright blue Schwinn model.
Cranbrook RCMP also recovered a vehicle that was stolen from Sparwood.
– Files from Cranbrook RCMP