RCMP Report for week of Nov. 24-30

Drunks on the road and in the air

  • Dec. 2, 2015 7:00 p.m.

On Nov. 24, the Comox Valley RCMP was contacted by a concerned neighbour who had heard a house alarm going off and located a house’s door open on the 6000 block of Buckley Bay Frontage Road.

Police attended and found the door had been forced open. The suspect(s) appeared to have been inside for a short period of time, but nothing was reported stolen during this break and enter. This matter is still under investigation.

B&E for booze

A break, enter and theft to a travel trailer was reported to the Comox Valley RCMP on Nov. 25. The trailer which was parked on the 1000 Block of Merino Place, Comox, had a window forced open and the screen cut. The suspect(s) entered the trailer and a quantity of alcohol was stolen. The investigation is continuing.

Impaired drivers

The Comox Valley RCMP received two separate calls of possible impaired drivers during the evening of Nov. 25. In the first instance,the vehicle was tracked down and 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.

In the second instance, the Integrated Road Safety Unit was able to locate the vehicle and the driver was found to have been consuming alcohol. As a result the driver was issued a 90- day Immediate Roadside Prohibition and his vehicle was impounded for 30 days.

CounterAttack

During a CounterAttack check stop on Nov. 26, a Comox Valley Municipal Traffic unit stopped a motorist that was found to have been driving after consuming alcohol. After roadside testing the driver was given a three-day Immediate Roadside Prohibition.

“This is just a start. We will be out in full force this Christmas season to conduct more CounterAttack road checks,” said  Comox Valley detachment Insp. Tim Walton.

 

Makita tools taken

A break, enter and theft from a business, located on the 1900 Block of Cumberland Road, Courtenay was reported to the Comox Valley RCMP on Nov 27. Two shops were entered by an unknown person(s) and a Makita chop saw, Makita drill/driver, Makita reciprocating saw and Makita drill bit set were taken, with an approximate value of $800. The investigation is continuing.

Stolen car found

On Nov. 28, a possibly stolen vehicle was reported parked on the 1000 block of 10th Street, Courtenay. A citizen called police after recognizing the vehicle description from the newspaper’s weekly police blog section. The police attended and the vehicle was confirmed to be stolen.  The vehicle was recovered and the investigation into the theft is continuing.

High flier

During a WestJet flight into the Comox Airport on Nov. 28, a passenger was intoxicated and threatening fellow passengers. The Comox Valley RCMP were contacted and attended as the plane arrived. A male was arrested for uttering threats and being drunk in public and was held until sober.

Caught in the act

In the early morning of Nov. 30, a break and enter in progress, on the 2000 Block of Lake Trail Road was reported to the Comox Valley RCMP. Once members were on scene, the investigation revealed that someone had entered the residence. The Police Dog Services unit were called and they successfully tracked a male suspect. The male was arrested and charged with break and enter and breach of probation. He was held in custody for court the following day.

Stunting hit-and-run

On Nov. 30, a hit-and-run motor vehicle incident that occurred on the 500 block of Cormorant Street, Comox was reported to the Comox Valley RCMP. Two vehicles were reported to have been street racing when one lost control, hit a parked car and fled the scene. Police are asking for assistance in identifying the vehicle, described as a dark coloured Honda Civic. Please contact Const. Mack at the Comox Valley RCMP 250-338-1321 with any info.

 

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