RCMP REPORT: Wrong-way cyclist collides with vehicle


CMP attended a vehicle versus a bicycle collision at the intersection of 26th Street and Kilpatrick Avenue in Courtenay. The investigation revealed that the cyclist was attempting to pass a vehicle, in the wrong lane, which was making a legal right turn.

Blade runner

Police responded to a report of a disturbance on the 8300 block of Newcastle Road in Fanny Bay on Oct. 14. Upon attendance it was learned that a male had assaulted a female and had fled carrying two knives. The police service dog attended and a five-to-six-kilometre track ensued. The man was eventually located in a thick bushy area and taken into custody after police negotiated the surrender of the knives. The man is now facing several criminal code charges.

Tag, who’s it?

In the past few weeks incidents of mischief – namely spray painting – have been on the increase. The culprits are “tagging” in numerous locations in the Comox Valley. If anyone has information on who is responsible they are asked to call the Comox Valley RCMP at 250-338-1321 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Hydrant hammered

The police in the Comox Valley are looking for the person responsible for running into and making a fire hydrant inoperable on Port Augusta Street in front of the Comox mall. The vehicle responsible in described as a large darker-coloured Ford pickup with a white canopy and will have extensive front-end damage. If you know who is responsible or know where the truck is you can call the Comox Valley RCMP at 250-338-1321 or you can report it to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

Bronco hit-and-run

On Oct. 20 the Comox Valley RCMP received a call of a hit-and-run collision that had occurred at Huband Road and Island Highway North. The vehicle driver reported that an older white Ford Bronco had sideswiped their vehicle while making a turn onto the roadway and had then proceeded southbound. If you know who is responsible or know where the truck is you can call the Comox Valley RCMP at 250-338-1321 or you can report it to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

Tire slashing

Also on Oct. 20 police were called by a member of the Courtenay Fire Department to report a mischief that had occurred on the 1800 block of Tull Avenue in Courtenay. Sometime between 6-10 p.m. the night before, someone had slashed the tire on one of the fire departments vehicles.

Block Watch Captains


This is an announcement that concerns Block Watch Captains and persons who wish to get involved with Block Watch in their neighbourhoods. There will be a general meeting on Nov. 12 at 6 p.m. at the Serious Coffee Shop on Cliffe Avenue in Courtenay.



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