During the week of Nov. 22-28, Comox Valley RCMP took six impaired drivers off of the roads. Four drivers were served with 90-day immediate roadside prohibitions, and two drivers received three-day immediate roadside prohibitions.
Boat motor theft
On Nov. 22, the Comox Valley RCMP were advised of an outboard boat motor theft that occurred during the early morning hours of Nov. 21. Two motors were taken from a business located on the 7300 block of Highway 19A. One outboard motor is a 2007 6hp Mercury (since recovered) and the other is a 2009 4hp Yamaha. (2016-14757)
A theft of a motorcycle was reported to the Comox Valley RCMP on Nov. 22. The purple 2015 Yamaha 230 dirt bike had been secured on a rack attached to a vehicle parked on the 900 block of 17th Street, Courtenay. Sometime overnight, an unknown person had cut a lock that was securing the bike to the rack. (2016-14763)
A report of a vehicle tire that was damaged, while the vehicle was parked on the 2700 block of Windermere Avenue, Courtenay was received on Nov. 23. Sometime overnight, a sharp object appears to have been pushed into a tire in a manner that it is unlikely it was driven over. (2016-14826)
A break and enter to a business was reported on Nov. 24. An unknown person(s) had cut a chain and pulled open a gate to a business property located on the 100 block of Island Highway North. An equipment trailer and Bobcat were stolen. The trailer was recovered the following day in Qualicum, but the bobcat is still outstanding. The Bobcat is described as a 2012 white with orange tailgate, model T190. (2016-14858)
A theft of a trailer hitch-mounted rack was reported to the Comox Valley RCMP on Nov. 24. An unknown person had removed the rack from a vehicle that was parked on the 1500 block of 22nd Street, in Courtenay. The rack is described to be made of black steel mesh made for a class three hitch. It is large enough to carry a scooter. (2016-14870)
The Comox Valley RCMP responded to a report of a residential break, enter and theft that occurred at a home located on the 1300 block of Lake Trail Road, in Courtenay on Nov. 24. Jewelry, electronics and medication are among many items taken. Some items have been recovered. (2016-14883)
50 km/h over
While conducting speed enforcement Nov. 24 on Highway 19, a Comox Valley RCMP Municipal Traffic member located a vehicle travelling at 143 km/h in the posted 90 km/h speed zone. A violation ticket for excessive speed was issued to the driver and the vehicle was impounded for seven days. (2016-14880)
Pilfered power tools
A break, enter and theft from a shop located on the 2500 block of Endall Road, in Black Creek was reported on Nov. 27. Sometime over the past few weeks, an unknown person(s) had entered the shop and stolen several power tools. (2016-15003)
Mountain bike stolen
The theft of a bicycle from the 2600 block of Grieve Road, in Courtenay was reported to the Comox Valley RCMP on Nov. 27. The theft had occurred Nov. 26. A black and white, 2013 Specialized Ariel Series Sport Disc mountain bike was taken. (2016-15025)
Mischief at Queneesh
On Nov. 28, the Comox Valley RCMP were advised of some mischief that occurred to a school located on the 2300 block of Mission Road, in Courtenay. Sometime over the weekend, unknown person(s) scratched graffiti into a wall, broke lawn chairs and bottles in the area. (2016-15061)
Lawn equipment taken
The Comox Valley RCMP were advised of a break enter and theft that had occurred between Nov. 23 and Nov. 28 on the 3100 block of Royal Vista Road, Courtenay. Weed eaters and hedge trimmers were stolen from a shed on a residential property. (2016-15065)
If you have any information regarding any of these files, or any other crime, please contact the Comox Valley RCMP at 250-338-1321.
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