Man charged in huge cell phone heist

A 43-year old man has been caught after breaking out of the Langford Costco, April 27 with about 90 stolen cellphones.

  • Nov. 25, 2013 7:00 a.m.

A 43-year old man has been caught after breaking out of the Langford Costco, April 27 with about 90 stolen cellphones.

West Shore RCMP  arrived on scene at 11:30 p.m. The man hid in the store until after it closed and then stole the phones.

After six months of police investigation Alvin Vyfhuizen was charged after stealing $570, 950 worth of cellphones.

He was arrested in the Lower Mainland and made his first court appearance, Nov. 25 in Surrey.