Crime of the Week

News Stories for 2017-10-10 – 2017-10-16

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.

A report of a residential break, enter and theft was made to the Comox Valley RCMP on October 10th. Sometime in the late afternoon, early evening, a residence, located on the 1900 block of Sea Terrace Road, in Courtenay, had been broken into by an unknown person(s). While in the residence, several home electronics, cash and sporting equipment was stolen. The Integrated Forensic Identification Section is assisting with this investigation.
(2017-14973)

The Comox Valley RCMP responded to a report of a break, enter and theft into a storage trailer, parked behind Puntledge Park Elementary School, located on the 400 block of Willemar Avenue, in Courtenay. The trailer had several bicycles and other equipment stolen out of it. 5 Giant ATX Mountain bicycles, described as being blue and black in color were stolen, however one has since been recovered. A red tool box was taken as well. If you have any information regarding these bikes, please contact the Comox Valley RCMP at 250-338-1321 and cite file number 2017-14975.

On October 12th, during an unrelated investigation, the Comox Valley RCMP recovered a stolen bicycle. The bicycle appears to be an expensive Specialized brand bike. If you are missing a Specialized bike we may have it at the Comox Valley RCMP detachment. Please contact Cst Monika Terragni at 250-338-1321 and cite file number 2017-15079. If you can identify this bike, we’d like to get this item back to you.

The theft of a vehicle was reported to the Comox Valley RCMP on October 12th. The vehicle had been parked at a job site on the 5400 of Duncan Bay Main Road, in Courtenay. The vehicle is described as being a Red 1998 Chevrolet pickup bearing license plate number 7850ET.
(2017-15066)

The Comox Valley RCMP responded to a report of a residential break, enter and theft on October 12th. The residence, located on the 1900 block of Cliffe Avenue, Courtenay, was entered by an unknown person(s) and several items were stolen, including cash, and a television. The Integrated Forensic Section is assisting with this investigation.
(2017-15080)

On October 13th, the Comox Valley RCMP received a report of a mischief to a vehicle. The vehicle had broken down on Highway 19, near the Dove Creek Bridge, and parked overnight. When the owner returned to retrieve the vehicle, the driver side window had been smashed out.
(2017-15120)

A vehicle travelling in excess of the posted speed limit caught the attention of a Comox Valley RCMP officer on October 15th. The vehicle was found to be travelling at 142 km/h in a 60 km/h zone. A traffic stop was initiated and the driver was issued an excessive speeding violation ticket and the vehicle was impounded for 7 days. Of note, this occurred mid-morning and the vehicle had gone past a cyclist and pedestrians walking along the shoulder of the roadway.

During the early morning hours of October 16th, an unknown person broke into a business located on the 1700 block of 13th Street in Courtenay. While inside the business, a plexi glass donation box was stolen from a counter.
(2017-15267)

On October 16th, the Comox Valley RCMP responded to a report of a break enter and theft that occurred on Powerhouse Road, in Courtenay. A construction site had been entered sometime overnight and a storage area was broken into. While inside, several construction tools and copper wire was stolen. The Integrated Forensic Section is assisting with this investigation.
(2017-15276)