During the week of Feb. 20-26, eight impaired drivers were taken off the streets of the Comox Valley. Seven drivers were issued 90-day immediate roadside prohibitions and their vehicles were impounded. One driver was issued a three-day immediate roadside prohibition.
The Comox Valley RCMP received a report of a break, enter and theft on Feb. 20. It was reported that a work trailer, which had been parked on the 1900 block of Comox Avenue, had been broken into. Several contractor tools were stolen. (2018-2310)
Union Bay B&E nets a bow
A residential break, enter and theft was reported to the Comox Valley RCMP on Feb. 21. The residence, located on the 6100 block of Island Highway South, in Union Bay, had been broken into within the previous few days. Sporting goods, including a bow, were stolen. The North Island Integrated Forensic Identification Section is assisting with this investigation. (2018-2350)
On Feb. 22, the Comox Valley RCMP responded to a mischief to a vehicle report on the 1000 block of Ryan Road, in Courtenay. It was reported that, overnight, an unknown person(s) had broken the taillight out of a parked vehicle. (2018-2420)
Speed demon stopped
While conducting speed enforcement along Highway 19, between Courtenay and Union Bay on Feb. 22, a Comox Valley Municipal Traffic member located a vehicle travelling at an excessive rate of speed. It was found the vehicle was travelling at 165 km/h in the 120 km/h speed zone. A traffic stop was conducted and the driver was issued an excessive speed violation ticket and the vehicle was impounded for 7 days. (2018-2432)
The theft of a bicycle was reported to the Comox Valley RCMP on Feb. 22. The bike, which was last seen on the 1500 block of Piercy Avenue in Courtenay, is thought to have been stolen during the previous three weeks. The bike is described as being a red ladies’ cruiser style with a fat seat, mud guards and a broken bell. (2018-2444)
A mischief at a business, located on the 400 block of 29 Street (Great Canadian Oil Change) in Courtenay, was reported to the Comox Valley RCMP on Feb. 25. It was discovered that an unknown person(s) had broken into the change box of a coin-operated vacuum cleaner. The mischief had occurred on Feb. 20. (2018-2566)
If you have any information regarding any of these files, please contact the Comox Valley RCMP at 250-338-1321 and cite the accompanying file number (in parentheses). If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Comox Valley Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at comoxvalleycrimestoppers.bc.ca. When reporting through Crime Stoppers, you never have to identify yourself or testify in court, and you could receive a cash reward for your information.