RCMP Report for week of Nov. 10-17

Theft of a sweatered pug among crimes reported

  • Nov. 19, 2014 2:00 p.m.

Police took a report of a stolen Red Norco downhill mountain bike from a residence on the 700 block of 26th Street on Nov. 10.  The bike has front white shocks and is valued at $3,000.

Money grab

On Nov. 11 a report of a theft of money was called into police from a resident of Hornby Island. The man stated that there had been a large amount of cash stolen from his residence while he was away.

Riding gear taken

On Nov. 11 police received a report of a break, enter and theft from a residence on the 1000 block of Webdon Road in Courtenay. The owner reported someone entered the residence through an unlocked window and once inside stole some motorcycle riding gear.

Slashing spree

Police took several reports of slashed tires and damage to vehicles in the Piercy Road area of Courtenay on Nov. 12.

Trees torched

Also on Nov. 12 police took a report of trees being set on fire on the 1600 block of McPhee Avenue in Courtenay the previous evening. The fire department was called to put the blaze out.

B&E surprises staff

Police responded to a report of a break, enter and theft at a business on the 2000 block of Comox Avenue in Comox. The store clerk reported that a male forced the lock while she was in the store cleaning. Once inside the male stole her purse and several packs of cigarettes. This investigation is continuing.

Sweatered pug picked

On Nov. 12 the Comox Valley RCMP received a report of a theft of a dog from a resident’s driveway on the 3500 block of Macaulay Road in Black Creek. The owner stated that a male in a baby blue-coloured pickup truck stopped at the end of the driveway and took a five-month-old Pug dog that was wearing a grey sweater.

Stihl stolen

On Nov. 13 a homeowner on the 8900 block of Clarkson Avenue in Black Creek reported a theft from a shed. The thieves stole a Stihl chainsaw valued at $1,700.

Busy weekend for DUIs

Over the weekend of Nov. 15-16 the Comox Valley RCMP had reason to stop four separate vehicles after erratic driving was observed. In all cases the driver was found to have been consuming alcohol and all were given 90-day Immediate Roadside Prohibitions and had their vehicles towed and impounded for 30 days and in some cases received Motor Vehicle Act charges. In two of these cases the drivers lied about their identity and are now facing Criminal Code charges.

Huge tank taken

On Nov. 15 police received a report of a theft of a 450-pound propane tank from a property located on the 1500 block of Seton Road in Comox.

 

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