Crime of the Week

News Stories for 2017-03-14– 2017-03-20

If you have any information regarding any of these files, or any other crime, please contact the Comox Valley RCMP at 250-338-1321.
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On March 14th, the Comox Valley RCMP responded to a call regarding a mischief to a vehicle. The Vehicle was parked on the 1000 block of 10th Street, in Courtenay. Sometime during the two days before, an unknown person had scratched the side of the truck and the tailgate.
(2017-3186)

A mischief to laundry machines was reported to the Comox Valley RCMP on March 15th. It was reported that an unknown male had gained access to the laundry facility area of a building located on the 1000 block of Braidwood Road, in Courtenay. Once inside, attempts to gain access to the laundry cash box were made with what appeared to be screwdrivers. No access was gained and the machines received minor damage.
(2017-3224)

The Comox Valley RCMP responded to a residential break, enter and theft that occurred on March 16th. The residence under construction, located on the 400 block of 21st street, Courtenay had been broken into and appliances were stolen. The Comox Valley RCMP Forensic Identification Section assisted in this investigation.
(2017-3257)

The theft of a bike was reported to the Comox Valley RCMP on March 17th. An unknown person had used a ladder to gain access to a second story deck of a residence located on the 900 block of Braidwood Road, in Courtenay. An army green Devinci ‘Chilly Pepper’ 16 speed BMX bike, which was stored on the deck was stolen.
(2017-3299)

A report of a mischief to a vehicle was made to the Comox Valley RCMP on March 17th. Sometime overnight, an unknown person(s) had smashed the front passenger window of a vehicle that had been parked on the 400 block of Puntledge Road, in Courtenay.
(2017-3301)

A hit and run was reported to the Comox Valley RCMP on March 18th. A vehicle, had been parked overnight on the 1100 block of 5th Street, in Courtenay. It appeared that a second vehicle had side swiped the parked vehicle leaving dents and scratches. No description of the suspect is available, however will have damages to the side of it as well.
(2017-3360)

On March 18th, the Comox Valley RCMP were advised of a bike theft that had occurred overnight, a few days earlier on March 16th. The stolen bike is described as a 21 speed Trek 3700 Mountain bike. The bike is all white with some red and black markings. There is a mudguard and a metal rack attached behind the seat as well.
(2017-3371)

Mischief to a building was reported to the Comox Valley RCMP on March 18th. An unknown person had smashed a window on the north side of the building located on the 1400 block of Noel Avenue, Comox. While on scene, the member was also shown graffiti that had been painted on the building at an unknown time.
(2017-3381)

During a stop check, in the early morning hours of March 19th, the driver of a vehicle was checked by a Comox Valley RCMP Municipal Traffic member. An impaired driving investigation was instigated. It was determined that the driver had been drinking before driving. As a result, the driver was issued a three day Immediate Roadside Suspension and the vehicle was impounded for three days.
(2017-3393)

A theft of tools was reported to the Comox Valley RCMP on March 20th. A secured parking area, located on 1900 block of Comox Avenue, in Comox had been entered and a quantity of tools, including a large blue Craftsman tool chest was stolen. Later in the day, a second call was made to the Comox Valley RCMP from this address to report a theft of golf clubs had occurred from this property as well. The Comox Valley RCMP Forensic Identification Section is assisting with this investigation. The Comox Valley RCMP is urging all victims of crime, no matter hwo small it may seem, to report it to the RCMP. These reports help keep accurate crime trends and statistics.
(2017-3436)(2017-3444)