‘Prolific offender’ arrested in Mission

Richard Abram Born, 45, has a criminal history that includes 30 convictions, mostly in Abbotsford and Mission.

  • Mar. 5, 2013 7:00 p.m.

Richard Born

A man who has been identified by the Abbotsford Police Department (APD) as a prolific offender was arrested last week in Mission.

Richard Abram Born, 45, is currently in custody and has been charged with two counts of possession of stolen property under $5,000.

Mission RCMP executed an arrest warrant for him on Feb. 27 related to properly and traffic offences.

While inside his residence, officers located what they believed were stolen items, and they obtained a search warrant.

Police located numerous items that had allegedly been stolen from break-ins within Mission, including power tools, two-way radios and an expensive mountain bike.

The items were seized, and the owners were notified.

Born has a criminal history of over 30 convictions dating back to 1991, mainly for property offences, according to the MIssion RCMP. Most of the offences occurred in Abbotsford and Mission.

He has been designated to the APD’s prolific offender program.

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