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Oceanside RCMP are investigating after reports of a series of possible dog poisoning incidents in Parksville. (File photo)

RCMP investigate after series of possible dog poisonings on Vancouver Island

Cops say hot dog with pill stuffed inside found in Parksville yard

Oceanside RCMP are investigating after reports of a series of possible dog poisoning incidents in Parksville. (File photo)
Pair of suspects nabbed after ‘staggering’ crime spree in Parksville Qualicum Beach area
Pair of suspects nabbed after ‘staggering’ crime spree in Parksville Qualicum Beach area
There was a workplace fatality in the Parksville industrial area Monday afternoon (June 4). The BC Coroners Service is currently investigating. — Google Maps

Coroners Service investigating workplace death on Vancouver Island

City of Parksville says a subcontracted truck driver died while delivering a shipment of steel beams

There was a workplace fatality in the Parksville industrial area Monday afternoon (June 4). The BC Coroners Service is currently investigating. — Google Maps
UPDATE: RCMP nab alleged Island bank robber

UPDATE: RCMP nab alleged Island bank robber

Stolen vehicle also recovered, police announce

UPDATE: RCMP nab alleged Island bank robber
A break and entry in rural Nanoose Bay saw a suspect(s) get away with 12 guns. — File photo

12 guns stolen in Nanoose Bay break and entry

Police say a gun safe was broken into during the April 2 robbery

A break and entry in rural Nanoose Bay saw a suspect(s) get away with 12 guns. — File photo
Highway 4 was closed for nearly four hours Monday after an empty logging truck jackknifed across the highway and struck an oncoming SUV. — Dave Nikki Bull photo via Facebook

UPDATE: Highway 4 reopened near Coombs Junction after earlier incident

Driver of SUV sent to hospital with ‘non-life threatening injuries’

Highway 4 was closed for nearly four hours Monday after an empty logging truck jackknifed across the highway and struck an oncoming SUV. — Dave Nikki Bull photo via Facebook
A cash machine was stolen from the French Creek Shell Gas Station shortly after midnight Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. — Lauren Collins photo

Thief rips out entire mid-Island ATM

Suspect wheels cash machine out of gas station

A cash machine was stolen from the French Creek Shell Gas Station shortly after midnight Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. — Lauren Collins photo
Woman airlifted to hospital after being pulled from water on mid-Island

Woman airlifted to hospital after being pulled from water on mid-Island

Victim’s condition unknown; police investigating incident

Woman airlifted to hospital after being pulled from water on mid-Island
Cops say suspect tried to drown police dog during chase

Cops say suspect tried to drown police dog during chase

RCMP on Vancouver Island chased a 29-year-old man through the woods for hours

Cops say suspect tried to drown police dog during chase
Traffic is backed up along Highway 19A north of Qualicum Beach as first responders converge on a fire call Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 29, 2017. — Lauren Collins photo

Crews battle barn fire in Dashwood off Highway 19A

Highway traffic backed up as responders converge on scene

Traffic is backed up along Highway 19A north of Qualicum Beach as first responders converge on a fire call Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 29, 2017. — Lauren Collins photo
RCMP investigating a body on the side of Highway 19 following a police-involved shooting on the morning of Oct. 12. The Independent Investigations Office of B.C. is now seeking witnesses to the fatal incident that involved RCMP officers. — Lauren Collins photo

IIO looking for witnesses from Highway 19 police-involved shooting

The incident took place early morning of Oct. 12; shooting victim died

RCMP investigating a body on the side of Highway 19 following a police-involved shooting on the morning of Oct. 12. The Independent Investigations Office of B.C. is now seeking witnesses to the fatal incident that involved RCMP officers. — Lauren Collins photo
BC Hydro crews prepare to remove a downed tree that snapped a power pole and pulled down power lines across the northbound lanes of Highway 19 in Parksville Tuesday morning, Oct. 17, 2017. — J.R. Rardon photo

Highway 19 reopened in Parksville after nearly six-hour closure

Northbound lanes closed after fallen tree drops hydro lines over roadway

BC Hydro crews prepare to remove a downed tree that snapped a power pole and pulled down power lines across the northbound lanes of Highway 19 in Parksville Tuesday morning, Oct. 17, 2017. — J.R. Rardon photo
RCMP were on the scene of a police-involved shooting and cordoned off the area just before the Corcan Road overpass on Highway 19 heading northbound. — Lauren Collins photo

VIDEO: IIO called to Qualicum Beach after officer-involved shooting

One man is dead after police were called to the side of the highway for reports of a man harming himself

RCMP were on the scene of a police-involved shooting and cordoned off the area just before the Corcan Road overpass on Highway 19 heading northbound. — Lauren Collins photo
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