Steinbach RCMP are currently investigating the recent theft of a chainsaw that occurred at Penner Auctions located on Brandt Street in Steinbach.

On June 5, 2023, Steinbach RCMP received a report of a break, enter and theft from Penner Auction.

Investigation determined that at approximately 1:30am on the same day, suspects cut the fence at Penner Auctions to access the compound. The individuals then pried open the main door, gaining entry into the building, stealing a chainsaw in the process.

Police say that the suspects left the property down Chrysler Gate towing an ATV behind their get-a-way vehicle.

RCMP noted that the ATV was recovered the following day.

If you have any information regarding this crime, or the identity of any of the individuals involved, you are asked to contact the Steinbach RCMP Detachment at 204-326-4452 or CrimeStoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477. You can also submit a secure tip online at