Virden RCMP execute a search warrant after receiving theft complaint

September 24, 2020
RM of Pipestone, Manitoba

News release

Steven LUNDLE (Sept. 30) has been arrested. Thank you to the media and the public for your assistance.

On September 20, 2020, Virden RCMP responded to a report of a theft from a storage trailer located on a work site in the RM of Pipestone, where numerous items were stolen including hand tools, power tools, barbeque, clothing, electronics and other miscellaneous items.

The investigation led officers to a property on Government Road, in Melita, where it was believed the stolen items were being stored. A search warrant was executed at this residence and officers recovered some of the stolen items including a John Deere riding mower which was discovered to be stolen from the area a few weeks prior.

RCMP have charged Steven Stewart Lundle, 34-years of age from Melita, with four counts of Possession of Stolen Property in relation to this search warrant and have issued a Warrant for his arrest.

If you have any information on the whereabouts of Steven Lundle, you're asked to contact the Virden RCMP at 204-748-2135, call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477, or secure tip online at

Virden RCMP continue to investigate.


Contact information

Sgt. Paul Manaigre, Media Relations Officer
RCMP Media Relations
Twitter @rcmpmb | @GRCManitoba |

File number: 2020-1381813

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