News Stories for 2016-08-16 – 2016-08-22
Between August 16th and August 22nd, the Comox Valley RCMP received 5 calls regarding theft from vehicles. Items taken included wallets, camping equipment, medications and jewelry. The Comox Valley RCMP are reminding residents to ensure their vehicles are locked at all times, and valuables are not left in them.
From August 16th to August 22th, five impaired drivers were taken off the streets of the Comox Valley. Four drivers were issued a 90 day Immediate Roadside Prohibition, and their vehicles were impounded. One driver received a 24 hour driving prohibition.
The Comox Valley RCMP received 7 reports of stolen bikes between August 16th and August 22th. The bikes that are still missing are described as follows:
August 16th: Grey and Red Giant 27 speed Mountain Bike (2016-10071)
August 18th: Yellow Kuwahara Shasta with handle bar Extenders (2016-10168)
August 21st: Black Knolly with Green writing Front black forks-rock shox, rear shock is a cane creek. The bike has race face rims. (2016-10395)
August 22nd: Green CCM 3 speed classic cruiser style bike. (2016-10427)
Between August 16th and August 18th, 6 drivers were served violation tickets for excessive speed on Highway 19. 3 of these drivers had their vehicles impounded for 7 days. The highest speed seen in this time frame was 161 km/h in the posted 90 km/h zone, 71 km/h over the speed limit.
The Comox Valley RCMP were advised of two skateboards that were stolen from a residence on the 100 block of Urquart Ave, Courtenay, on August 17th. One long board with Cariboo written on the bottom and one Sector 9, semi long board with black and yellow stripes and a foam top were stolen. (2016-10118)
A mischief to vehicle was reported to the Comox Valley RCMP on August 20th, at approximately 12:20 am, a vehicle, parked on the 1100 block of Edgett Road, Courtenay, had a rear passenger side window broken. (2016-10288)
A suspicious vehicle report was made to the Comox Valley RCMP on August 20th. The vehicle had been parked on the 100 block of Centennial Drive and was there for several days. The responding police officer discovered that the vehicle had been stolen out of Nanaimo. The Comox Valley RCMP Forensic Identification Section is assisting with this investigation. (2016-10304)
On August 20th, a residential break, enter and theft was reported to the Comox Valley RCMP. Sometime during the day, an unknown person had entered a house, located on the 4000 block of Carey Place, Royston. A sum of money and jewelry was stolen. (2016-10321)
While on patrol in Cumberland, during the early morning hours of August 21st, a Comox Valley RCMP Municipal Traffic member observed a vehicle being driven in an aggressive manner, on a part of roadway that is currently under construction. The vehicle driver was issued a violation ticket and the vehicle was impounded for 7 days, under the Stunting legislation of the British Columbia Motor Vehicle Act. (2016-10369)
On August 22nd, North Island Traffic Services issued 15 seat belt violation tickets in approximately 2 hours, while working in Cumberland. A seat belt violation has a fine amount of $167. The Comox Valley RCMP want to remind everyone to buckle up while driving!
If you have any information regarding any of these files, or any other crime, please contact the Comox Valley RCMP at 250-338-1321.
If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Comox Valley Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at comoxvalleycrimestoppers.bc.ca. When reporting through Crime Stoppers, you never have to identify yourself or testify in court, and you could receive a cash reward for your information.