On Feb. 16, Comox Valley RCMP stopped a vehicle with six occupants as it was believed the driver was driving in contravention of his licence restrictions. The driver was found to be a new driver and was exhibiting signs of alcohol impairment. A roadside screening device test was given which was failed. The youth driver was given an immediate roadside prohibition for 90 days and had the vehicle he was driving impounded for 30 days.
Police took a report of a vehicle that had been stolen from the parking lot at St. Joseph’s Hospital on Comox Ave. Feb. 16. The Ford F-350 pickup truck was located later in the day in Campbell River. This investigation is continuing.
Hay there – stop!
On Feb. 16 police received a report of a theft of hay. The hay had been stolen from a building on the 1800 block of Surgenor road in the Black Creek area. The owner stated that sometime in the last two weeks a neighbour had seen a truck and trailer leaving the area with four males.
On Feb. 20, a report of a break, enter and theft from a residence was called into police by a homeowner on the 100 block of Willow Way in Comox. Sometime overnight, an unknown culprit entered the residence via an unlocked outside window and once inside stole alcohol.
Police responded to a report of an attempted break and enter at the Mark Isfeld School during the early morning hours of Feb. 22. Three youths were seen attempting to get into the school.