You name it, Comox Valley RCMP checked it out recently
Comox Valley RCMP recently responded to the following incidents:
An abandoned truck camper was found in the Black Creek area. The caller reported while working in an area where roads are generally unused, his exit became blocked by this abandoned, dilapidated truck-style camper. The camper was later removed from the area.
RCMP received a report of vandalism to an unoccupied building at the 500 block of Ryan Road in Courtenay. The caller stated there was new graffiti on the rear of the building, at the second storey level.
A woman called police to report a break and enter to her house at the 1200 block of 1st Street in Courtenay. The woman noted her door was kicked in to her home. The investigation is continuing.
A Courtenay woman reported someone had entered her home in the 2700 block of Paula Place and stole a TV and a computer. Police add the investigation is continuing.
Comox Valley RCMP received a complaint of an impaired driver. The investigation lead police to a man passed out behind the steering wheel in his car, suspected to be intoxicated by a drug. The man was arrested and upon being searched, drugs were located. The drugs were suspected to be cocaine and heroin. The man was held in cells and released when sober with a court date.
Police received a report of a hit and run involving a cyclist. A witness obtained the car's licence plate information and reported it to the RCMP. The driver claimed to have not known he had been involved in a collision. He was issued a violation ticket under the Motor Vehicle Act for failing to remain at the scene of an accident. A request to have his driver's licence reviewed was also forwarded to the motor vehicle branch.
Police received a mischief complaint at the 1900 block of Dogwood Drive in Courtenay. The homeowner stated he heard a noise in the early hours of the morning but did not discover the damage until the following morning, when around 7 a.m, he went into his living room where he found the damage along with a five-pound rock.
A Comox woman called police to report someone had stolen her iPod from an unlocked locker at the Comox Recreation Centre.
Comox Valley RCMP responded to a report of a possible credit card fraud at the Future Shop and Staples stores in Courtenay. The victim of the fraud reported that his cards were previously stolen in Nanaimo, and then a short time later they were used at stores in Courtenay. About $1,800 in good were purchased. The investigation is continuing.
A man who lives at the 2900 block of Lupton Road in Courtenay called to report a suspicious incident to police. A man came to his home and stated he was with a Courtenay-based company that did air quality control. While at the door, the man asked if the homeowner wanted his air quality checked and also offered a free massage. RCMP have other reports of a similar nature and are asking the public to please be aware and report suspicious activity.
Comox Valley RCMP attended Bill Moore Park in the early hours for a report of a fight. All suspects involved had fled prior to police arrival, however, while checking others in the area, one man was found to be breaching his court-ordered curfew. He was arrested and charged with breaching his condition.
A report of a Courtenay man possibly breaching a criminal code peace bond resulted in an arrest of the man and was held in custody to go before the courts.
Police received a report of a theft from the Cumberland Museum on Dunsmuir Avenue. Through an internal audit, museum staff found $100 missing from the till. The investigation is continuing.
RCMP investigated a report of theft of money from a man living at the 100 block of Centennial Drive in Courtenay. The man notes $600 went missing from his apartment. The investigation is continuing.
Comox Valley RCMP are continuing to follow a theft complaint at a house at the 4600 block of Headquarters Road in Courtenay. The owner of the home reported a woman he barely knows stole his X-Box while visiting. The investigation is continuing.
RCMP received a call of mischief from the 1000 block of Cumberland Road in Courtenay. A vehicle owner reports someone shot his car with a pellet gun overnight.
During the afternoon, police responded to an accident on the Inland Island Highway near Dove Creek Road. The driver was not around and witnesses at the scene reported the man left when he heard police were coming. The man was later found at home but refused to come out and speak with police. The man was later charged under the Motor Vehicle Act with leaving the scene of an accident.
Police are investigating a report of theft of liquor from a Courtenay liquor store at 1095 Cliffe Avenue. RCMP viewed the surveillance video; the investigation is continuing.
Comox Valley RCMP aided in an impaired driving investigation after receiving a call from a concerned motorist. The suspect vehicle was located with a woman in the drivers seat and her two children with her. The woman provided breath samples as required and was issued a 24-hour suspension and a mandatory driving prohibition.
While working in the Village of Cumberland, an RCMP member witnessed a motor vehicle act infraction. Upon pulling the vehicle over, the driver was also found to have been under the influence of alcohol. The driver was issued a 24-hour suspension, a driving prohibition and a motor vehicle act violation ticket.
— Comox Valley RCMP