On Jan. 13 the Comox Valley RCMP took a report of a theft of a boat motor that had occurred in the parking lot at 8940 Clarkson Avenue in Black Creek. Stolen was a silver and grey Honda 8.8 HP outboard motor.
Police attended to a report of a break, enter and theft at a residence on the 2900 block of Cliffe Avenue in Courtenay. Once inside the residence the culprit stole an entertainment system, a TV, a lawn mower and a snowboard.
Drunk in the ditch
On Jan. 16 the Comox Valley RCMP received a report of a motor vehicle collision on Fraser Road in the Courtenay area. The investigation revealed that a lone female driver had gone off the road into a ditch. The woman was found to have been consuming alcohol and was in possession of a small amount of marijuana. The woman was requested to give a breath test and refused. She received a 90-day Immediate Roadside Prohibition and had the vehicle she was driving impounded for 30 days.
Police received a report of a mischief to a trailer that was parked on the 1400 block of Noel Avenue in Comox on Jan. 16. Unknown culprits ripped a door off of the trailer. Nothing was taken.
On Jan. 17 a report was called into police of a break, enter and theft that had occurred at the business located at 7387 Island Highway North. Thieves smashed their way into the business and once inside stole approximately $10,000 to $15,000 in jewelry, knives and other assorted items.
Lock your cars
On Jan. 19 police received several reports of vehicles being entered and various items being stolen. These vehicles were all parked in the area around the 2800 block of Piercy Road in Courtenay. In all the cases the vehicles were left unlocked.
A break, enter and theft was reported to police on Jan. 19 by the homeowner of a residence on the 1800 block of Fitzgerald Avenue in Courtenay. A vehicle was stolen from a garage and later found over an embankment at the 17th Street bridge area. Investigation revealed a suspect and a male was located, arrested, and charged with break and enter and possession of stolen property.
Serial B&E artist?
On Jan. 19 police were called to a report of a break, enter and theft from a residence on the 1800 block of Fitzgerald Avenue in Courtenay. Several items were taken and police believe there is a link between this crime and another that was reported on the same day. This investigation is continuing.