RCMP report, Aug. 25-31

Thieves target rabbits, saddles and power tools

  • Sep. 2, 2015 8:00 a.m.

On Aug. 26 police received a report of a break, enter and theft to a residence on the 1100 block of Braidwood road in Courtenay.  Entry was gained through an unlocked open window. The home owners had been out of the home for about four and a half hours when the break in had occurred. Cash and some children’s toys were missing. This investigation is continuing.

 

Jacked rabbit

Police received a report of a theft of a pet rabbit from a cage that was in the yard of a residence on the 1500 block of Dogwood Avenue in Comox on the morning of Aug. 29. An unknown culprit had cut the wire on the cage to gain access to the rabbit. The rabbit is described as being about eight pounds in weight and has long white hair.

Park it, drunk

During the early morning hours of Aug. 29 police located a parked car with a single occupant seated in the driver’s seat. When questioned a strong odour of alcohol was evident. The results of this vehicle stop were to give the driver a 90 day Immediate Roadside Prohibition from driving, and the vehicle was towed and impounded for 30 days.

Saddles swiped

On the evening of Aug. 30 police entered into a break, enter and theft complaint on the 2000 block of Quenville Road in Courtenay. Thieves entered by the unlocked garage door and then continued on into the residence. Once inside they made off with Canadian currency, electronics and three western style saddles.

Stolen Chevy van

On Aug. 30 police received a report of a theft of a motor vehicle from a residence located on the 3500 block of Dove Creek Road in Courtenay. The 1989 White Chevy van with BC plate 1320YX had a quarter-tank of fuel at the time it was stolen.

School tools taken

On the morning of Aug. 31 police entered into a break, enter and theft investigation at a construction site at Courtenay Elementary school on the 1500 block of McPhee Avenue in Courtenay. Sometime over the weekend unknown thieves broke into the trailer on the site and stole several power tools belonging to the school district.

BOLO for damaged Honda

Police received a report of a hit and run causing damage during the early evening of Aug. 31. The investigation revealed that a smaller black Honda Prelude car ran into a BC Hydro transformer box, a Canada Post community mail box and a fence, and then fled the scene. This investigation is continuing.

 

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