On the evening of March 10 police were called to a single vehicle collision on the 3300 block of Royston Road. The investigation revealed that a single vehicle with only one person in it went off road and collided with a tree. The woman was taken to hospital and due to the seriousness of her injuries was airlifted to Victoria General hospital. The investigation into the cause of the collision is still underway.
Police were called to a theft of propane cylinders from the Royston Mini Mart sometime over the night of March 12. Unknown suspects broke into a locked storage cage in order to take them.
During the early morning hours on March 14 police were called to a suspected motor vehicle collision. Upon arrival a vehicle was located stopped a short distance from where a concrete garbage can had been hit and a street sign was knocked over. The female driver was issued a 90 Immediate Roadside Prohibition after failing a roadside screening device. She was also given a ticket under the Motor Vehicle Act and had her vehicle towed and impounded for 30 days.
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Sometime during the early morning hours of March 15 unknown vandals threw a garbage can lid through the double paned glass window at the old McConochie’s store on 5th Street in Courtenay.
On the night of March 15 a theft from a residence was reported to police. The victim reported that someone entered the unlocked residence, on the 2500 block of Copperfield Road in Courtenay, and stole her purse. Police ask home owners to lock their doors and lock out crime.