News Stories for 2016-04-26 – 2016-05-02
The Comox Valley RCMP are looking for the public’s assistance in returning very personal property to a family. The RCMP were advised of a tombstone that appeared to be out of place on the Comox-Powell River ferry beach. The tombstone resembles a patio stone paver with two angels and “CECIL A. VIVLAN 1916-2004” etched onto it. Attempts to locate family members have been negative. The Comox Valley RCMP would really like to get this item back to the family. If you have any information that can assist with this, please contact the Comox Valley RCMP at 250-338-1321 and cite file number 2016-4225.
During the afternoon of April 29th, a Comox Valley RCMP Municipal Traffic member was conducting speed enforcement on Highway 19. A vehicle was noticed to be traveling at a high rate of speed in a 90 Km/h zone. It was confirmed that the vehicle was travelling 56km/h over the posted speed limit. As a result, the driver was issued an excessive speed violation ticket and the vehicle was impounded for 7 days. (2016-4668)
While conducting patrols in the Comox area, on April 29th, a Comox Valley RCMP constable stopped to speak to two persons in a vehicle. It was quickly discovered that the driver had been smoking marijuana. A small quantity of marijuana was seized along with other drug paraphernalia. The driver was issued a 24 hour driving prohibition. (2016-4691)
A member of the Comox Valley RCMP municipal traffic section was conducting traffic enforcement, during the early morning hours of April 29th. A traffic violation was noticed, which resulted in the member initiating a traffic stop. An impaired investigation was started as a result of the stop. The driver was arrested for impaired driving and released on documents to attend court on a later date. (2016-4688)
While conducting routine patrols on Highway 19A, during the evening of April 29th, a Comox Valley RCMP Municipal traffic member was passed by a motorcycle traveling at a high rate of speed. Investigation revealed that the rider was a prohibited driver, which resulted in the rider being arrested. The rider was released on documents for a future court date. The rider was also issued a violation ticket for no driver’s license and the motorbike was impounded. (2016-4741)
The Comox Valley RCMP were kept very busy dealing with intoxicated drivers on April 30th. 5 drivers were checked and found to have been driving after consuming alcohol. 2 drivers were issued 3 day immediate roadside suspensions and had their vehicles impounded for 3 days. 3 drivers received 90 day immediate roadside suspensions and their vehicles were impounded for 30 days.
The Comox Valley RCMP received a complaint of mischief to a vehicle, which had been parked on the 300 block of Menzies Ave, Courtenay, on May 1st. Sometime overnight, an unknown person(s) had scratched a vehicle with an unknown object, causing extensive damage. (2016-4808)
On May 2nd, The Comox Valley RCMP were advised of a theft that occurred sometime over the weekend. An unknown person(s) had attended a business located on the 900 block of Comox Rd, and stolen all four rims and tires off of a vehicle parked in the lot. The investigation into this theft is continuing. (2016-4858)
During the early evening hours of May 2nd, the Comox Valley RCMP were alerted to a vehicle that was being operated in a matter that was concerning. Patrols were conducted, resulting in the vehicle being located. The driver appeared to be sleeping behind the wheel. Once awake, an impaired driving investigation was started. The driver was found to have been operating the vehicle after consuming alcohol. A 90 day Immediate Roadside Prohibition was issued to the driver, and the vehicle was impounded for 30 days. (2016-4834)
If you have any information regarding any of these files, or any other crime, please contact the Comox Valley RCMP at 250-338-1321.
If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Comox Valley Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at comoxvalleycrimestoppers.bc.ca. You never have to identify yourself or testify in court, and you could receive a cash reward for your information.