Comox Valley RCMP arrest Walmart shoplifter

Up against the Wall

On Sept. 9 a report of a theft from the Walmart store was received from the loss prevention officer. A known male was reported to have left the store with over $1,000 in merchandise without paying. The suspect vehicle was located a short time later and the suspect male was taken into custody and the property recovered. The 32-year-old man was held in custody until his court appearance.

 

 

Red light runner

On Sept. 12 at 9:34 p.m. Comox Valley RCMP stopped a pickup truck, driven by a lone male occupant, for driving through a red light at an intersection. As a result of the stop the man was arrested for breaching conditions of a previous release from jail. The man is now facing charges of failing to comply with recognizance and driving while prohibited.

 

 

Outboard motor stolen

Police received a report of a theft from a vehicle overnight Sept. 13 parked at a residence on the 3800 block of Marine Drive in Royston. Stolen from the vehicle was a 2.5 HP Yamaha outboard motor.

 

 

Power tools taken

On Sept. 14 a report of a theft of power tools from a trailer was received by the Comox Valley RCMP. The owner reports the trailer was parked at a construction site on a lot at Cliffe Avenue and 31st Street in Courtenay. Several items which total over $3,000 were stolen.