RCMP Report for week of Dec. 1-7

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  • Dec. 9, 2015 6:00 p.m.

A stolen vehicle report was made to the Comox Valley RCMP on Dec. 1. A black 2002 Honda Civic BCL 185TVB was taken overnight from the 1100 block of 14 Street. The vehicle is described as a four-door model, with a fin on the rear and a broken passenger side tail light.

Ransacked residence

On Dec. 1, a residential break, enter and theft was reported to the Comox Valley RCMP. An unknown person(s) entered a residence on the 4600 block of Island Highway North. While inside the thief ransacked the entire house. Several personal belongings and electronics were stolen. The investigation is continuing.

Excessive speeding

On Dec. 1, Comox Valley traffic section was conducting speed enforcement on Hamm Road. in Black Creek. A vehicle was stopped for excessive speeding. The vehicle, travelling 117 km/h in the 60 km/h zone, was subsequently impounded for seven days and an excessive speed violation ticket was issued to the driver. The speed that this vehicle was travelling was not safe for the road conditions at the time, which was heavy rain.

Refusing to blow

The Comox Valley RCMP received a report of a possible impaired driver on the evening of Dec. 2. The vehicle in question was located by police, resulting in an impaired driving investigation. The driver was served a 90-day Immediate Roadside Prohibition and the vehicle was impounded for 30 days, as the driver refused to provide a breath sample.

12-hour suspension

On Dec. 5, the Comox Valley RCMP received a report of a possible impaired driver. The vehicle was located and an impaired driving investigation was conducted. This led to the driver of the vehicle receiving a 12-hour driving suspension.

Laptops lifted

A commercial alarm was reported to the Comox Valley RCMP on Dec. 6. Upon attendance, it was determined the business, located on the 2600 block of Kilpatrick Avenue, had been entered by an unknown person(s). Once inside, a quantity of laptop computers were stolen. This break, enter and theft is still under investigation.

Refusing to blow, 2.0

A Comox Valley RCMP municipal traffic member conducted a traffic stop in the early morning hours of Dec. 6. The traffic stop resulted in an impaired driving investigation. The driver was found to have been consuming alcohol. The driver was served a 90-day Immediate Roadside Prohibition and the vehicle was impounded for 30 days, as the driver refused to provide a breath sample.

Stolen donation money

On Dec. 7, a report of a break, enter and theft from a business on the 100 block of the Island Highway, Courtenay, was reported to the Comox Valley RCMP. Unknown person(s) had broken in and ransacked the counter area. Change from two donation jars taken. The investigation on this file continues.

Garages entered

A report of two break and enters into garages on the 400 block of Cowichan Avenue, was reported to the Comox Valley RCMP on Dec. 7. Both buildings were broken into, but no theft of items reported at this time.

Boat stolen from marina

On Dec 7, The Comox Valley RCMP were advised of a stolen boat from the Comox Marina. The 18’ aluminum boat is described to have ‘Wolf Boat’ stickers on the side, and has a 90 hp mercury outboard motor. This theft investigation is continuing.

 

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