On Jan. 6 police received a report of a break and enter and theft to a business located on the 2400 block of Cousins Avenue in Courtenay. The thief gained entry to the business through an unlocked second floor window and once inside stole two computers and a small amount of cash.
Bike and binocs stolen
Police received a report of a theft from an unlocked garage on the 8000 block of Henderson Avenue in Black Creek on Jan. 6. Stolen in the theft was a pair of binoculars and a white Kuwahara mountain bike.
Cash and equipment stolen
On Jan. 7 a report of a break, enter and theft were reported from a business on the 4800 block of Island Highway North in Courtenay. The culprit entered via an unlocked window and once inside stole cash and electronic equipment.
A report of a hit-and-run collision was called into police on Jan. 7. The owner of the vehicle reports the vehicle was parked on the street on the 1400 block of Hurford Avenue in Courtenay when it was run into. This investigation is continuing.
Thief sniffed out
On Jan. 8 the Comox Valley RCMP responded to a report of a break, enter and theft at the Petro Canada located at 1720 Anderton Road in Comox. The police service dog attended and a track was followed to a residence on the 1800 block of Preston Road in Comox where a male subject was located and arrested. The man has been charged and will be appearing in court at a later date.
Cash & jewels B&E
On Jan. 9 police were called to two separate instances of break, enter and theft at businesses in Courtenay. Thieves targeted cash and jewelry in these break-ins with a value of approximately $3,000.
Cash & household B&E
Police received a report of a theft from a residence on Jan. 10 from a resident on the 1000 block of Edgett Road, Courtenay. Thieves stole several thousands of dollars worth of electronics, cash and other household goods.
On Jan. 11 a report of a mischief was called into police by a homeowner on the 600 block of Anderton Road in Comox. Unknown persons spray painted graffiti on the garage door at that location.
Computers and cash Part 2
On Jan. 12 police were called to a report of a break, enter and theft from a business on the 3900 block of Island highway South in Royston. The culprit entered the building via an unlocked rear window in the business. Stolen were two computers and an undisclosed amount of cash.
Police report that on Jan. 12 a suspect was arrested in several of the break and enters that have been occurring in the Comox Valley over the past few weeks. The Comox Valley resident was arrested and held in custody pending a court appearance.