On June 16 police took a report of a mischief that had occurred at the car lot of Brian McLean Chevrolet Buick GMC Ltd. on the 2100 block of Cliffe Avenue in Courtenay. It is reported that someone had jumped on several of the cars in the lot causing significant damage.
Police received a call of found power tools on June 20. The person finding the tools stated that they were on the ground, under an overturned wheelbarrow, in a treed area near around the 2400 block of Cliffe Avenue in Courtenay. Shortly after taking this report a person called in reporting a theft of power tools from their residence. Both were reunited.
Ball room shenanigans
On June 20 police took a report of a mischief that had occurred at the McDonalds restaurant on Cliffe Avenue in Courtenay. It was related that a male had gone into the ball room and damaged a Plexiglas window making it unsafe for children to play. This investigation is continuing.
Don’t drink and speed
On the evening of June 20 police conducting radar enforcement on highway 19a when they encountered a vehicle going 104 km/h in an 80 km/h zone. The vehicle was stopped and the driver was found to have been consuming alcohol. A roadside screening device was employed and the driver was found to be over the legal limit. The driver was issued with no drivers licence as he had an expired BC learners licence, he was given a 90 Immediate Roadside Prohibition, had his vehicle towed and impounded for 30 days and was issued a three-month notice of suspension under the Motor Vehicle act.
Asleep at the wheel
Police were flagged down by a concerned citizen on the night of June 21. It was related that a car was stopped at the intersection of Cliffe Avenue and 17th street and the driver appeared to be asleep. Police located the driver and the investigation resulted in the driver receiving a 90 day Immediate Roadside prohibition and had his vehicle towed and impounded for 30 days.
Boat motor bandit
On June 22 police received a report of a theft of a boat motor off of a boat that was moored in the Comox Marina. The motor stolen is described as a 9.9 hp Mercury outboard motor.