News Stories for 2016-07-12– 2016-07-18
The Comox Valley RCMP are asking the public’s for assistance in identifying a dirt bike rider. The dirt bike was found to be operating northbound on Veterans Memorial Parkway, at a high rate of speed and in a dangerous manner. The dirt bike would not stop for the police. The rider was riding a red and white dirt bike and described to be wearing green and black riding gear with a green helmet. (Photo attached) If you can identify this person, please contact the Comox Valley RCMP and cite file number 2016-7080, or to remain anonymous, you can call 1-800-222-TIPS (8477)
Between July 12th and July 18th, the Comox Valley RCMP received 4 reports of stolen vehicles. All vehicles have been recovered with the exception of a 2003 Honda XR100 dirt bike. It is described as having a broken muffler, a “Fox” racing and a “Blind” sticker on the front. The bike also has a “Grind King” sticker on the left side. The bike was reported stolen on July 14th from the 2500 block of England Ave.
There was also 5 reports of thefts from vehicles between July 12th and July 18th. Items including loose change, cd’s, a purse and a laptop were taken from the vehicles. The Comox Valley RCMP are reminding everyone to double check that your vehicle is locked and the windows are up while it is unattended.
8 reports of stolen bikes were received by the Comox Valley RCMP between July 12th and July 18th. Two bikes had been recovered, but still missing are as follows:
July 15th- Creamsicle Orange 2009 Norco Fluid Mountain bike (2016-8522)
July 15th- 30 year old Black Schwinn beach bike (2016-8538)
July 16th- Black mountain bike with blue handle bars, white grips, white forks and rear disc brake (2016-8538)
July 17th- Blue and Yellow Child’s Giant Mountain Bike with 26’ wheels and a two tone blue Men’s Giant Mountain bike with 27” wheels (2016-8631)
July 18th- Black Kona Blast Mountain bike (2016-8663)
July 18th- Black and Grey Giant bike (2016-8687)
The Comox Valley RCMP would like to remind residents to ensure you write down the serial number of bicycles you have. If the serial number is able to be reported to the police in the event the bike is ever stolen, it increases the chances of the bike being returned to you once located.
On July 14th, the Comox Valley RCMP were advised of a mischief and theft that occurred at a construction site in Cumberland. Sometime overnight, unknown person(s) damaged a sunroof on an excavator and stole tools from the area. Large pipes and traffic signs were also moved around the site. (2016-8459)
A Comox Valley RCMP Constable conducted a traffic stop during the early morning hours of July 17th. The driver was found to be operating the vehicle under the influence of alcohol, resulting in a 7 day Immediate Roadside prohibition. The vehicle was impounded for 7 days. (2016-8607)
A second driver was located in a vehicle after consuming liquor during the evening of July 17th. This driver was served a 90 day Immediate Roadside Prohibition and the vehicle was impounded for 30 days. (2016-8650)
The Comox Valley RCMP received a reports of a vehicles being damaged on July 17th. White paint had been splashed on the two vehicles while they were parked overnight. One vehicle was on the 1900 block of Stewart Ave, the other vehicle was parked on the 1000 block of 19th St, Courtenay.
On July 18th, a report was made to the Comox Valley RCMP regarding damage to a vehicle that had occurred overnight a few days earlier. On July 15th, it was found that the driver side mirror was broken off while the vehicle was parked on the 900 block of Fitzgerald Ave, Courtenay,
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.