On March 24 police were called to an attempted break and enter at a business located on the 5300 block of Island Highway North in the Courtenay area. Culprits attempted to gain entry to a building on the property by prying on an outer door. Entry was not gained.
Bad left turn
On March 25 police attended to a motor vehicle collision that occurred on the 2800 block of Cliffe Avenue in Courtenay. The investigation revealed that a vehicle leaving the roadway turned left in front of an oncoming vehicle causing the collision. The offending driver was charged under the Motor Vehicle Act.
Police were called to a report of an abandoned motorcycle near the dog park in Cumberland, the morning of March 29. The motorcycle was not reported stolen but was taken to the RCMP detachment due to the circumstances. Later in the day a report of a theft of a motorcycle was called in by a Cumberland resident. Both were reunited after being identified.
On the afternoon of March 29 police received a report of a stolen pickup truck that had been parked near the Mex Pub located at 1029 Ryan Rd. in Courtenay. Approximately three hours later the Campbell River RCMP reported locating the stolen pickup abandoned.
On March 30 police received a report of a theft from a business on the 2900 block of Ulverston Avenue in Cumberland. Two power tools were stolen from inside the building within the last week. Later in the day the tools were found to have been pawned at a local shop. A suspect was identified and this investigation is continuing.