News Stories for 2017-01-17 – 2017-01-23

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.

Between January 17th and January 23rd, the Comox Valley RCMP received 14 calls regarding thefts from vehicles. In many instances, two or more vehicles on the same property had been gone through. Items taken from these vehicles included several tools, licence plates, a set of tires, wallets and one vehicle has gasoline syphoned from it. The Comox Valley RCMP are reminding residents that this is an ongoing issue. The majority of these thefts can be prevented by locking car doors, securing items and not leaving valuables in vehicles.

During the early morning hours of January 17th, the Comox Valley RCMP responded to a business alarm on the 400 block of 5th Street, in Courtenay. On attendance, a small hole in the glass door was observed. No entry was gained into the building. (2017-712)

The Comox Valley RCMP were advised of tools that were stolen from a work vehicle on January 17th. The vehicle was parked overnight on the 6700 block of Headquarters road, in Merville. Approximately $1000 worth of various tools were taken. (2017-720)

On January 17th, a break, enter and theft from a building on the 8000 block of Island Highway North was reported to the Comox Valley RCMP. Sometime overnight, an unknown person(s) entered the building and made off with approximately $2000 worth of tools. (2017-733)

The Comox Valley RCMP were advised of a break, enter and theft from a business located on the 4800 block of Headquarters Road, Courtenay, on January 18th. It is believed that sometime between 9 pm and midnight, an unknown person(s) entered the building. A laptop computer, drill and various other tools were stolen. The Comox Valley RCMP Forensic Identification Section is assisting in this investigation. (2017-751)

On January 18th, The Comox Valley RCMP were advised of mischief to property that had occurred sometime over the previous weekend. Unknown person(s) had damaged the concession stand located at Bill Moore Park, located on the 2300 block of Kilpatrick Ave, Courtenay. Siding was damaged by being broken and several areas had been stray painted. (2017-779)

A broken vehicle window was reported to the Comox Valley RCMP on January 18th. While the vehicle was travelling on Guthrie Road, Comox, the driver heard a loud noise. It was quickly realized that the rear passenger side window had been broken. There was no one seen in the area. It is unknown what caused the window to break. (2017-780)

A report of a stolen vehicle was received by the Comox Valley RCMP on January 19th. Sometime overnight, a grey 2003 Chevrolet Silverado Pickup bearing licence plate JD5717 went missing from the 1000 block of Jutland Place, Courtenay. (2017-829)

The Comox Valley RCMP received several reports of tool thefts on January 21st. The thefts were reported from the 700 block of Stewart Avenue and the 800 Block of Urquhart Avenue, Courtenay. Several tools were taken from sheds in these areas. Of note, however, a few large construction tools were left behind, on a property they did not belong to. The Comox Valley RCMP is requesting anyone that may have seen anything suspicious, of if you were a victim to a theft and have not reported it, please contact the Comox Valley detachment at 25-338-1321. (2017-887)(2017-890)(2017-895)

The Comox Valley RCMP responded to a mischief to a vehicle on January 21st. Sometime overnight, an unknown person had slashed all four tires on a vehicle that had been parked on the 1700 block of Lewis Avenue. (2017-898)