Traffic stop nets $75,000 in jewelry
A speeding car with a broken tail light led B.C. police to $75,000 worth of jewelry believed stolen in Alberta.
Officers stopped the vehicle on Highway 5 near Kamloops on Nov. 19, RCMP said Monday.
A search of the vehicle turned up the jewelry, including 18-karat gold rings, necklaces and earrings, along with a small amount of marijuana.
The 41-year-old Edmonton man driving the vehicle was arrested for possession of stolen property.
The RCMP said they're working with police in Alberta to identify the owner of the jewelry.