On May 12 police received a report of a theft of a car hauler trailer from an open gravel lot on the 400 block of Ryan Road in Courtenay. The trailer was last seen on May 11 at 10 p.m. and had the B.C. licence plate 36622D attached to it.
Police were called to a report of a theft of a 2015 Can Am XTP 5EAB quad from Courtenay Motor Sports, located at 4883 Island Highway North in Courtenay, on May 13. The quad is yellow and black, with orange and pink rims. If you have any information on this theft or the whereabouts of the quad, contact the Comox Valley RCMP at 250-338-1321 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
Theft at apartment
On May 14 police received a report of a break, enter and theft to an apartment on the 2300 block of Mansfield Drive in Courtenay. The owner of the apartment reports that thieves stole clothing, photo equipment, a guitar, a computer and alcohol.
Theft at house
Police took a report of a break, enter and theft that occurred at a residence on the 100 block of Mitchell Place, Courtenay on May 14. Thieves stole household items in this theft.
Row on a bus
On May 14 police entered into an assault with a weapon and threats complaint that occurred on a City Transit bus. All parties are known to each other. This investigation is continuing.
Military uniform theft
On May 15 police received a report of a vehicle being broken into while parked on the 2500 block of Grant Avenue in Courtenay. A military work uniform and military ID was taken.
Police received a report of a theft of a guitar on May 15. The owner reports that the white Fender Precision bass guitar, valued at $2,000, was stolen from the band room at Mark Isfeld Senior Secondary school.
Drunk driver in Cumby
On May 16 police stopped a vehicle on the Comox Lake Road in Cumberland and found the driver to have been consuming alcohol. Failed breath tests resulted in the female driver being issued a 90-day Immediate Roadside Prohibition, having her vehicle towed and impounded for 30 days and given a ticket for no drivers licence.
During the early morning hours of May 17 the police were called to a report of a vehicle fire behind the Driftwood Mall located on Cliffe Avenue in Courtenay. The investigation revealed that someone had used gasoline to ignite a vehicle on fire.
Hornby Island DUIs
On May 17 police conducted patrols on Hornby Island and during that time two vehicles were stopped for suspected impaired operation. Both drivers were found to have been consuming alcohol and both received 90-day Immediate Roadside Prohibitions and had their vehicles towed and impounded for 30 days.