Police are currently searching for suspects that were apart of a water heist worth thousands of dollars. Yes, Newfoundland thieves actually got away with stealing 30,000 litres of iceberg water in Port Union, Newfoundland. This may sound like a very bizarre story, but the incredibly pure water is actually worth a ton of money. Local law enforcement suspects that the theft happened sometime between Friday, February 8 and Monday, February 11.
Iceberg water is known for its purity. It's so pure that companies use it to make vodka, cosmetics and other products. This could be a major reason why it was stolen, the incredibly pure water sells for a high price.
Police are not hunting down the suspects that reportedly stole 30,000 litres of iceberg water from a warehouse in Port Union. The water could actually be valued anywhere between $9,000 and $12,000 according to the Bonavista police.
According to CBC News, RCMP Constable Andy Renwick told them that the iceberg water was harvested sometime last year and help in storage containers in the Port Union facility. He also explained that it's generally used in the facility to bottle vodka.
The RCMP officials explained that they're most likely looking for a tanker truck or a tractor-trailer that's carrying the massive amount of water. The owner of the facility reported the missing water on Monday, February 11.
It's unbelievable to think that someone or someones actually made away with thousands of dollars worth of water. It's definitely an unusual thing to steal. It shouldn't be long until RCMP find that missing tanker truck full of stolen iceberg water.
If you have any information on this totally bizarre case, you can contact your local authorities.