Comox Valley RCMP report: Week of Oct. 17-23

Sunday speed demons; multiple impaired driving files

During the week of Oct. 17-23, the Comox Valley RCMP entered into eight impaired driving investigations. Four drivers were issued 24-hour driving prohibitions, three drivers were issued 90-day immediate roadside prohibitions and one driver was released on documents to attend court on a future date.

Smashed headlights

On Oct. 19, the Comox Valley RCMP received a call of mischief to a vehicle. An unknown male had broken the headlights out of a vehicle that had been parked on the 1000 block of Ryan Road, in Courtenay. (2017-15445)

What’s the rush?

Three excessive speed violation tickets were issued on Oct. 22. While conducting stationary speed enforcement in the Union Bay area, a Comox Valley RCMP Municipal Traffic member located a vehicle travelling 137 km/h in a posted 80 km/h zone. Later in the day, while on patrol in the Courtenay area, an RCMP officer noted a vehicle coming toward them at a high rate of speed. It was verified that the vehicle was traveling at 105 km/h in the posted 60 km/h speed zone.

Just before midnight, a third vehicle was found to be travelling at 127 km/h in a posted 80 km/h zone in the Merville area.

Mischievous B&E

The Comox Valley RCMP were advised of a break, enter and mischief that occurred on the 1300 block of Guthrie Road, in Comox. Sometime over the weekend, unknown person(s) broke into a service yard and caused damage to equipment and other items in the area.

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If you have any information regarding any of these files, or any other crime, please contact the Comox Valley RCMP at 250-338-1321. 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.

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