News Stories for 2017-02-21– 2017-02-27

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Between February 21st and February 27th, the Comox Valley RCMP received 14 calls regarding thefts from vehicles. Items taken from these vehicles included a baby bag with ID inside, wallets, a back pack filled with clothing, a cellphone, cash/change, a television, a GPS unit, a chainsaw, boots, alcohol, tools, jackets and a catalytic converter. There was no damage to the vehicles reported to any of these vehicles. The Comox Valley RCMP are reminding residents that the majority of the thefts from vehicles in our area is a preventable crime, and the numbers of these thefts can be drastically reduced if people locked their doors.

On February 21st, the Comox Valley RCMP received a report of a theft of tools from a construction site. On either the previous Sunday or Monday, an unknown person(s) had entered the construction site, located on the 2500 block of Copperfield Road, Courtenay. Several miscellaneous tools were stolen.

A report of a business break and enter was reported to the Comox Valley RCMP on February 22nd. A business located on the 2900 block of Kilpatrick Avenue, Courtenay, had its front door glass broken out. Once inside, the unknown culprit stole cash from a cash box.

The Comox Valley RCMP received a call regarding a mischief to a vehicle that occurred on February 22nd. While the vehicle was parked on the 1000 block of Cliffe Avenue, Courtenay, between 10:00 am and 4:00pm, the driver’s side front fender and door was scratched.

On February 22nd, the Comox Valley RCMP had a set of three rings turned in. If you, or someone you know, has recently had a ring set lost, or stolen, please contact the Comox Valley RCMP and quote file number 2017-2283. If you can identify the three rings, the Comox Valley RCMP would like to get the rings back to their owner.

A break, enter and theft to a residence was reported to the Comox Valley RCMP on February 23rd. Overnight, an unknown person had broken into the residence located on the 1800 block of England Avenue, in Courtenay. Once inside a quantity of liquor and cigarettes were stolen. (2017-2318)

A business break, enter and theft was reported to the Comox Valley RCMP on February 24th. The Business, located on the 2200 block of Cliffe Avenue, in Courtenay, had money stolen from the till and a cash box removed. The Comox Valley RCMP forensic Identification Section assisted with this investigation.

A Comox Valley RCMP member conducted a traffic stop with a vehicle on February 24th. An impaired driving investigation was started. It was found that the driver had consumed alcohol before driving. As a result the driver was served a three day immediate roadside suspension. (2017-2414)

A report of a break, enter and theft from a business compound was received by the Comox Valley RCMP on February 25th. The compound, located on the 2200 block of Cliffe Avenue, had been broken into sometime overnight. A storage trailer had also been broken into and product was stolen. The Comox Valley RCMP Forensic Identification Section is assisting with this file. (2017-2421)

On February 25th, a vehicle was being operated in a manner that caused a Comox Valley RCMP member concern, resulted in a traffic stop. The driver was investigated for impaired driving and it was discovered that the driver had consumed alcohol before driving. The driver was issued a ninety day Immediate Roadside prohibition and the vehicle was impounded for thirty days. (2017-2452)

The theft of a bicycle was reported to the Comox Valley RCMP on February 26th. Sometime overnight, the bike was stolen from the 100 block of Back Road. The bike is described as a lime green, white and black 21 speed Tribal Shock 4 Mountain bike.