Attempted car theft
On July 9 the Comox Valley RCMP were called to a report of an attempted theft of a motor vehicle from the car lot at 950 Comox Rd. in Courtenay. The culprits damaged the ignition in their attempts to steal the vehicle. Ivestigation ongoing.
Running a red
On the evening of July 10 police attended a two-car collision at the intersection of Fitzgerald Avenue and 17 St. in Courtenay. The investigation revealed that a vehicle travelling north on Fitzgerald Avenue ran a red light and collided with a vehicle travelling east, which had the green light. The driver of the offending vehicle was ticket for the red light infraction.
A report of a mischief to a vehicle was received by police on July 1. The owner reports parking the van at his residence parking lot on the 1000 block of Edgett Road in Courtenay an the tires were slashed sometime overnight.
On July 12 police received reports of thefts of coolers and their contents from campsites at the Tribune Bay campgrounds. The police are asking campers to secure their property before leaving their sites wherever they may be staying.
On the afternoon of July 12 police received information of a possible impaired driver near the Mark Isfeld Secondary School in Courtenay. A vehicle matching the description was located and stopped and the driver was found to have been consuming alcohol. Two breath tests were failed and the male driver was given an immediate roadside prohibition and had his vehicle impounded.
The Comox Valley RCMP attended to a boating incident, at the Black Creek marina, that took place on July 13. The investigation revealed that a boat returning from the ocean was struck by a second boat that was leaving the marina. This investigation continues.
On July 13 police took a report of a theft from a carport at a residence on the 1900 block of Daye road in Comox. A 40 Watt solar panel and a Sthil chainsaw were taken.
Hang glider crash
On July 13 police attended a report of a motorized hang glider crashing into a fence on a grass runway on the 4700 block of the Forbidden Plateau road. The powered glider was in the process of taking off when it struck the fence.
Police received a report of a theft of an Ocean Air dinghy from a larger boat moored in the Comox marina. The owner reported that the theft was discovered on July 14th.
Second Stihl stolen
A break, enter and theft was reported to police on July 14th from the owner of a residence on the 1700 block of Daye road in Comox. The home owner reports that someone broke the lock off the garage and once inside stole a Stihl chainsaw.