RCMP Report, March 31-April 5

Mountain bike stolen, chainsaw found

  • Apr. 6, 2016 5:00 a.m.

On March 31, the Comox Valley RCMP were advised of a mischief to a vehicle that occurred on the 1600 block of Balmoral Avenue, Comox. It is unknown what time this incident had occurred, but it was reported that the passenger side window of a vehicle had been smashed.  (2016-3451)

Mountain bike stolen

A stolen bicycle was reported to the Comox Valley RCMP on March 31. Sometime during the month, an unknown person(s) had entered a shed on the 2700 block of Penrith Avenue, Cumberland.  A men’s black and white 21-speed HKS mountain bike was stolen. (2016-3455)

Coal Creek Park graffiti

The Comox Valley RCMP were advised of a mischief that had occurred sometime overnight on March 31. Unknown person(s) had spray painted graffiti on several items at Coal Creek Park on Comox Lake Road, Cumberland. The park message board, a log pillar, cement barrier and a power pole were all damaged by spray paint. (2016-3459)

Missing a chainsaw?

A chainsaw was found on the 1300 block of Fitzgerald Avenue, Courtenay and turned into the Comox Valley RCMP on April 1. Investigation revealed that the saw had not been reported stolen, the owner has not been located. If you are missing a chainsaw, please contact the Comox Valley RCMP and provide a serial number or description of your missing chainsaw. (Please cite Comox Valley RCMP file # 2016-3495)

Parking lot hit-and-run

A hit-and-run was reported to the Comox Valley RCMP on April 1. A vehicle had struck a parked vehicle in a parking lot, located on the 300 block of Lerwick Road, Courtenay. The parked vehicle sustained severe damage to the diver’s side rear quarter panel and bumper.  (2016-3502)

Drinking, then driving

While on patrol along Cliffe Avenue, Courtenay, on April 1, a vehicle had caught the attention of a Comox Valley RCMP Municipal Traffic member. Due to the driving infractions, a traffic stop was conducted. An impaired driving investigation was quickly initiated and the driver was found to have consumed alcohol before driving. As a result, the driver was issued a three-day immediate roadside prohibition and the vehicle was impounded.

Bin shoppers

Over the course of the past few weeks, the Comox Valley RCMP have received several complaints of mischief occurring at a business located on the 2900 block of Kilpatrick Avenue, Courtenay. Overnight, unknown person(s) have been cutting the lock on a dumpster of the business and making a large mess as they go through the bin. (2016-2671, 2016-3267, 2016-3497)

If you have any information regarding any of these files, or any other crime, please contact the Comox Valley RCMP at 250-338-1321.

If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Comox Valley Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at comoxvalleycrimestoppers.bc.ca.  You never have to identify yourself or testify in court, and you could receive a cash reward for your information.