POLICE BEAT: Another busy week in the life of the Comox Valley RCMP

Police received a call of a mischief that had occurred at 2275 Guthrie Road in Comox on August 10th, 2012.

  • Aug. 15, 2012 3:00 p.m.

Police received a call of a mischief that had occurred at 2275 Guthrie Road in Comox on August 10th, 2012. The report is that unknown persons smashed the glass at a bus shelter. ( 2012- 9737 )

On August 10th, 2012 police responded to a two vehicle collision on Fitzgerald avenue and 5th street in Courtenay. It was determined that a truck and camper attempted to maneuver out of a parking spot and collided with another car. The owner of the car became irate and and hit the truck and camper with a baseball bat. Very minor damage resulted and no charges were wished in this incident. ( 2012 – 9742 )

On August 8th, 2012 a report of a theft of goods from a residence on the 3400 block of Hope road in Cumberland was taken by police. Stolen was an Brown colored antique projector. ( 2012 – 9747 )

The Comox Valley RCMP responded to a single vehicle roll over collision on Cumberland road near Hope road in Cumberland on August 10th, 2012. The woman driver is believed to have suffered a medical problem at the time of the collision. ( 2012 – 9752 )

A report of a theft of a fan was received, on August 10th, 2012, by police from a property representative of the apartment on the 200 block of Redwood drive in Comox. The fan was being used to dry a water damaged carpet at the time of the theft.  ( 2012 – 9757 )

On August 10th, 2012 police had a violator stopped at the corner of Back road and Ryan road in Courtenay when another car accelerated at a high rate of speed, causing the car to fish tail, past the police car. At the time the police car had it’s emergency equipment activated. This vehicle was stopped and the driver was found to have been consuming alcohol. The driver was issued an immediate roadside prohibition and his vehicle was impounded for 30 days. ( 2012 – 9776 )

On August 10th, 2012 an impaired driver almost ran his vehicle into an unmarked police vehicle while it was traveling on Centennial drive in Courtenay. The car was stopped and the driver was found to be over two times the legal limit for alcohol in his system. The man was charged and will appear in court on a later date. ( 2012 – 9777 )

On August 11th, 2012 a report of a two vehicle collision ,at the intersection of 17th street and Fitzgerald avenue in Courtenay ,was attended by police. Through investigation it was learned that a car traveling Northbound on Fitzgerald avenue  went through a Red light colliding with the second vehicle that was West bound on 17th street on a Green light. Both vehicles occupants were taken to St. Joseph’s hospital for treatment. ( 2012 – 9770 )

Police received information of a possible drug deal inside the Bridge night club located at 610 Anderton avenue in Courtenay on August 11th, 2012. Surveillance was conducted and a man was found to be selling Cocaine. The man was arrested and found to have a sizable amount of Cocaine and cash in his possession . The man was charged and will appear in court at a later date. ( 2012 – 8787 )

Police attended to a report of a break , enter and theft , on August 11th, 2012 , that was in progress at the Georgia Straight towing compound at 2317 Cousins road in Courtenay. A young woman was caught but the two men she was with escaped. Several vehicles were gone through but it is not known at the time what was taken. This investigation is continuing. ( 2012 – 9795 )

On the night of August 11th, 2012 two downriggers , two swivel mounts and two lead balls were stolen from a boat on the 1800 block of Huband road in Courtenay. ( 2012 – 9802 )

Police received a report of a theft  from the owner of a truck that had been parked on Walbran drive and Mission road in Courtenay. It is reported that someone had stolen his vehicles interlock devise. The vehicle was locked but the window was left open. ( 2012 – 9803 )

On August 11th, 2012 a report of a theft of a bicycle from in front of the CO-OP store ,on Central road on Denman Island,was taken by police. The bike was described as a Silver Sea to Sky road bike. ( 2012 – 9811)

Police attended to a residence on the 1500 block of Dingwall road in Courtenay for a report of a domestic situation in progress. The investigation revealed that a man had been fighting with his common law girlfriend over money to go drinking with. A physical assault took place and the man is now being sought by police for charges of assault. ( 2012 – 9832 )

On August 12th, 2012 police stopped a speeding car on  highway  19A near Smith road. The driver was found to have been consuming alcohol and was subsequently given an Immediate Roadside Prohibition and was lodged in cells until he was sober and able to safely care for himself. ( 2012 – 9844 )

Police came upon an overturned car in the parking lot at the Union Bay boat launch on August 12th, 2012 while en route to another complaint. The driver was found to be sober and explained that he swerved to miss a deer and lost control of the car. No charges were laid. Hospitalization was not required. ( 2012 – 9847 )

On August 12th, 2012 police entered into a Peeping Tom type complaint that took place at the Tribune Bay campground washroom. A young man was found to be looking over a divider between the men’s and women’s side of the outhouse and was watching a woman at the time. This complaint is still under investigation. ( 2012 – 9880 )

Police took a complaint of Counterfeit money from a woman working at the Arbutus Liquor store at 275 8th street on August 12th, 2012. A man paid her with two fake $20.00 bills. This investigation is continuing. ( 2012 – 9887 )

On August 12th, 2012 police received a report of a break, enter and theft from a residence on the 1000 block of Braidwood road in Courtenay. Small items were taken even though there were larger more expensive items that could have easily been taken. ( 2012 – 9901 )

While on patrol in downtown Courtenay on the evening of August 13th, 2012 ,an Alberta plate vehicle was observed squealing its tires while leaving a local liquor establishment. The vehicle was stopped and resulted in the driver being given an Immediate roadside driving prohibition for alcohol consumption. The driver was also given two traffic tickets and had his vehicle towed and impounded. ( 2012 – 9947 )

Police attended to a report of illegal refuse dumping on Kelly road near Marsden road in Courtenay on August 13th, 2012. Through inquiries into the identity of the registered owner of the abandoned trailer and garbage it was learned that the trailer and plate were stolen. ( 2012 – 9925 )

On August 13th, 2012 an attempted armed robbery took place behind the Superstore located at 757 Ryan road in Courtenay. The suspect approached a truck driver and demanded money while intimating that he had a weapon under his shirt. The driver confronted the man and he fled. The RCMP police dog was called but a track was not located. The man was described as being in is early 20s , 5′ 9″ , 140 lbs, wearing a black t-shirt, red baggy shorts, white shoes and had short dark brown hair. ( 2012 – 9906 )

On August 9th, 2012 police were called by a resident in the Merville area of found property. The resident reports finding an older Samsung TV and a John Deer lawnmower that had been covered with a blue tarp. If you have information about these items you are asked to call Cst. P. Snyder of the Comox Valley RCMP. ( 2012 – 9681 )

— Comox Valley RCMP

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