RCMP report, Week of April 28-May 4

  • May. 6, 2015 4:00 p.m.

On April 28 police received a report of a theft from a garage at a residence on the 2400 block of Tudor Drive in Courtenay. It is reported that the theft occurred sometime in the last three weeks. Stolen in the theft were a set of golf clubs valued at $3,500.

Lock your car

On May 1 police received a report of a theft from a vehicle that was parked at Buckley Bay. The driver had momentarily gone into the store after refuelling and during this time someone stole camera and computer equipment valued at approximately $20,000 – $40,000. This investigation is continuing.

Bridge bust

Police stopped a vehicle that was being driven erratically on the 17th Street bridge in Courtenay during the early morning hours of May 2. The driver was found to have been consuming alcohol and failed a roadside screening device. The driver was given an immediate roadside prohibition and had the vehicle he was driving impounded for 30 days.

Maryport mischief

On the night of May 2 police were called to a report of a male smashing a window in a residence and on a vehicle, on the 2600 block of Maryport Avenue in Cumberland.

The suspect was known and was located a short time later, arrested and will now be appearing in court on Criminal Code mischief charges.

Profane paintjob

On May 4 police received a report of a large scale mischief to a building on the 700 block of Pritchard Road in Comox.  It is reported that sometime over the weekend unknown culprits spray painted profanities on the outside walls of the school.

 

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