RCMP blotter Week of July 2-8

  • Jul. 15, 2015 7:00 a.m.

On the evening of July 7 the Comox Valley RCMP were called to a three-vehicle collision on Comox Rd. near Bayside Rd. in Comox.

The investigation revealed that two vehicles braked suddenly for a deer that came onto the roadway but a third vehicle failed to stop. The female driver of the third vehicle was found to have been consuming alcohol and failed a roadside screening device. The woman was issued an Immediate Roadside Prohibition for 90 days and had her vehicle towed and impounded for 30 days.

Bushed dirt bikes

On July 13 police were called to a property in the area of the 8100 block of Island Highway N to a report of found dirt bikes. The called stated that there were two dirt bikes stashed in the bush. The investigation revealed that the two dirt bikes had been stolen in the Campbell River area recently. Both bikes have been returned to their owner.

Airpark generator theft

Police received a report of a theft of a Honda generator from the Courtenay Airpark on July 5. The generator is valued at approximately $1,400.

Arrest made in string of B&Es

On July 5 the Comox Valley RCMP received a report of a break, enter and theft to a business located on the 2800 block of Cliffe Ave. in Courtenay.

The investigation revealed a suspect and Comox Valley RCMP obtained a search warrant for the suspect’s residence in Nanaimo.

On July 8 the search warrant was executed at a residence in the Nanaimo area and several items related to recent break and enters in the area were located.  The owners of these items have been notified. A Nanaimo resident was arrested and is now facing charges of possession of stolen property and will be appearing in provincial court on a later date.