On July 2 police were called to a report of a disturbance at a residence on the 3800 block of James crescent in Black Creek. The investigation revealed that a male residing at that residence had threatened another man with a full length sword. The suspect was located and taken into custody after attempting to flee. The man was released on several conditions after attending court. The man will be appearing in provincial at a later date.
Mad Man McKay B&E
Police responded to an alarm at the Mad Man McKay store located at 2885 Cliffe Ave. in Courtenay on the morning of July 5. Suspects pried open the back door to the business and made off with several electronic items. This investigation is continuing.
On the morning of July 5 police took a report of a theft of a 1992 blue GMC pickup truck, BC licence G55229, from the parking lot at 7162 Island Highway in Fanny Bay.
Damage to vehicles
Police attended a report of mischief to vehicles near the Comox Valley Food Bank located on the 1400 block of McPhee Avenue in Courtenay. Sometime overnight someone had spray-painted nine vehicles and some garbage bins in the area. This investigation is continuing.
Purple Golf hit and run
On July 6 police took a report of a two-vehicle collision on Bevan Road near the Pidgeon Lake Road in the Cumberland area. The investigation revealed that a purple Volkswagen Golf had run into the back end of a flat-deck trailer and had then left the scene. The car will have extensive front end damage and was leaking fluid. No plates were visible on the Volkswagen. If you have information about this vehicle or the driver you are asked to call Cpl. B. Matchett of the Comox Valley RCMP at 250-338-1321.