On Oct. 22, the Comox Valley RCMP were called to a report of a four-vehicle collision on Ryan Road approximately half way down the hill. The report is that a vehicle was stopped in traffic and was rear-ended by one vehicle and then a third vehicle stopped for that collision and was rear-ended by the fourth vehicle in line. As a result of the third and fourth vehicle contacting, the third vehicle was pushed into the second vehicle which in turn was pushed into the first vehicle again. This investigation is continuing.
Hitched and ditched
On Oct. 25, police were called by a resident on the 2600 block of Maryport Avenue in Cumberland for a report of a stolen vehicle. The owner reported that the vehicle, a white 1997 Chevrolet pickup with a canopy, had been stolen sometime overnight from the roadway in front of their residence. Later in the day the vehicle was found abandoned. This investigation is continuing.
Black Creek hit-and-run
The Comox Valley RCMP are investigating a hit-and-run collision that occurred during the early morning hours of Oct. 26 on the 2500 block of Macaulay Road in Black Creek. The complainant reports waking up to a large dually Dodge pickup truck, possibly black in colour, driving across the lawn and through a fence. If you have information about this collision or who is responsible, you are asked to contact Cst. Turner of the Comox Valley RCMP at 250-338-1321 or if you wish to remain anonymous you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
The Comox Valley RCMP are investigating a stabbing that took place at an apartment on the 1000 block of Ryan Road in Courtenay on Oct. 26. Two men, who knew each other, had been arguing and one of the men grabbed a knife and stabbed the other in the head. Once this occurred the man, who had just been stabbed, disarmed the first man and then stabbed him multiple times in the head and torso. The second man was arrested, due to the severity of the attack, and made his first court appearance Oct. 27. The man who had been stabbed multiple times was treated for non-life threatening injuries and was released from the hospital.