RCMP report – Feb. 9-15

Multiple impaired drivers removed from roads in past week

  • Feb. 17, 2016 5:00 a.m.

While conducting patrols in Courtenay, during the early morning hours of Feb. 9, a Comox Valley RCMP constable conducted a traffic stop. It was determined the driver had consumed alcohol before driving. The driver was issued a three-day immediate roadside prohibition and the vehicle was impounded for three days.

Excessive speed

While conducting speed enforcement on Highway 19 near Piercy Road, on Feb. 9, a vehicle was stopped for travelling 142 km/h in the 90 km/h zone. The driver was found to be a prohibited driver and was arrested for driving while prohibited then released on court documents for a future court date. The driver was also issued an excessive speed violation ticket and the vehicle was impounded.

Break, enter, vandalism, theft

On Feb. 10, the Comox Valley RCMP were advised of a business break, enter and theft on the 2700 of Dunsmuir Ave, Courtenay. Investigation revealed that an unknown person(s) had entered the business and damaged the till, taking change. If you have any information in regards to this break, enter and theft, please contact the Comox Valley RCMP at 250-338-1321 or Comox Valley Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) (2016-1536)

Hit-and-run info sought

The Comox Valley RCMP were advised of a hit and run collision on Feb. 12, in the early morning hours. While parked on the 90th block of Fifth Street, in Courtenay, a vehicle, described as a black Chevy pick-up, had backed into a parked car. The driver did have a discussion with the car’s owner, but left without exchanging the appropriate information. If you have any information regarding this hit-and-run, please contact the Comox Valley RCMP at 250-338-1321 or Comox Valley Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) (2016-1603)

Impaired in Black Creek

While investigating an occurrence in Black Creek, early in the morning of Feb. 13, a traffic stop was conducted on a vehicle. Investigation revealed that the driver had been operating the vehicle under the influence of alcohol. The driver was served with a 90-day immediate roadside suspension and the vehicle was impounded for 30 days.

Impaired in Courtenay

While making patrols in Courtenay on Feb. 13, a vehicle check was conducted by a Comox Valley RCMP constable. It was determined that the driver had been operating the vehicle under the influence of alcohol. The driver was served a 90-day Immediate Roadside suspension and the vehicle was impounded for 30 days.

New driver impaired

A Comox Valley RCMP constable conducted a traffic stop in the early morning hours of Feb. 14. The traffic stop resulted in an impaired driving investigation. The driver refused to provide a breath sample, as such, the class 7 driver was served a 90-day Immediate Roadside Prohibition and the vehicle was impounded for 30 days.  The driver was also issued a violation ticket for drive contrary to restrictions.

Disturbance at Mount Washington

On Feb. 14, the Comox Valley RCMP were called in regards to a family disturbance that occurred near the Mount Washington Lodge at approximately 3:50 p.m.  The Comox Valley RCMP are requesting that if anyone witnessed this event, and can provide any information, such a vehicle plate number, vehicle description, or knows the identity of those involved, please contact Const. Lauriault at 250-338-1321, or, if you’d like to stay anonymous,  call Comox Valley Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) and quote Comox Valley RCMP file number 2016-1700.

Impaired driver crashes car

On the evening of Feb. 15, the Comox Valley RCMP were advised of a single vehicle motor vehicle collision on Highway 19A, near Graham Road. An impaired driving investigation was conducted. The driver was issued a 90-day driving prohibition and the vehicle was impounded for 30 days, as the driver refused to provide a breath sample.

BOLO for green F150

The Comox Valley RCMP are still investigating a stolen vehicle that was reported on Jan. 25, and is requesting the public’s assistance. A pickup truck was taken from the 200 block of Eighth Ave. The truck is described as a 1991, Green Ford F-150 pickup bearing British Columbia licence plates JL7632 and the truck has a camper in the box. It is believed that this vehicle may be parked in the Cumberland or Comox Lake area. If you have seen where this vehicle is parked, please contact the Comox Valley RCMP at 250-338-1321 or Comox Valley Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) (2016-920)

 

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