During the early morning hours of Feb. 10 the Comox Valley RCMP was called to a break, enter and theft at Mark Isfeld Secondary School in Courtenay. Culprits smashed windows, entered the school, and then smashed their way into a vending machine and stole items inside.
On Feb. 10 police were dispatched to a report of an alarm at a business in the 3100 block of Cliffe Avenue in Courtenay. The investigation revealed that suspects forced their way into the business and attempted to gain entry to a safe. This investigation is continuing.
Boat motor missing
Police received a report from a homeowner in the 500 block of 11th Street in Courtenay on Feb. 10. The homeowner reports that sometime in the last two weeks someone has stolen a 9.9 horsepower Mercury outboard motor from his boat that was in his yard.
On Feb. 11 police entered into an investigation of a break and enter at a motel in the 1800 block of Cliffe Avenue in Courtenay. A Courtenay woman has been arrested for trespassing. Once in police custody she was found to be in breach of a probation order. This woman now faces two charges of breach of probation.
Black Creek burglars
On the evening of Feb. 11 police were alerted to a break, enter and theft that had occurred at a residence in the 3000 block of Macaulay Road in Black Creek. Thieves entered the unoccupied, unlocked house and stole an assortment of electronics, alcohol and jewelry.
On Feb. 14 police were notified of a theft from a residence in the 900 block of Second Street in Courtenay. Unknown suspects entered an unlocked storage area in the residence and stole a large amount of food from a freezer.