News Stories for 2016-07-19– 2016-07-25
The Comox Valley RCMP received 4 reports of stolen bikes between July 19th and July 22nd. One report included three bikes taken from the same location. 2 bikes have since been recovered, but still missing are as follows:
July 21st- Blue Santa Cruz Heckler (2016-8824)
July 21st- Brown Norco VPS A1 (2016-8824)
July 21st- Black X-games BMX with an ‘X’ on the handle bars (2016-8829)
July 23rd- Black Rocky Mountain Cardiac Mountain bike with a hitch for a kids trailer, slick tires and grip shifters.
The Comox Valley RCMP would like to remind residents to ensure you write down the serial number of bicycles you have. If the serial number is able to be reported to the police in the event the bike is ever stolen, it increases the chances of the bike being returned to you once located.
The Comox Valley RCMP received a call regarding the disposal of some old mining equipment including ammunition, blasting caps and safety fuse on July 19th. The items were transported for safe keeping. With the assistance of the Explosives Disposal Unit, the items were destroyed. (2016-8722)
On July 20th, the Comox Valley RCMP were advised of mischief to several vehicles. It would appear that an unknown person or persons had gone along the 900 block of England Ave, in Courtenay, and broken several windshields. A total of 22 vehicles were located in the area with chipped and cracked windshields. The damage appeared to have possibly come from a BB gun.
On July 21st, the Comox Valley RCMP were advised of an apartment glass door that had been broken, possibly shot with a BB gun, on July 20th. The incident had occurred during the day on July 20th. It is unknown if this is related to the previous day’s incidents of vehicle windshields, but the Comox Valley RCMP are looking for any witnesses to these acts of vandalism. (2016-8822)
A report of mischief to a vehicle that was parked on the 1000 block of 16th St, Courtenay, was received on July 21st. Sometime overnight, an unknown person had spray painted graffiti on the vehicle.
The Comox Valley RCMP are reminding residents in the Valley to avoid giving money to door to door solicitors who attend residences looking for work. On July 22nd, the Comox Valley RCMP received a second complaint, within a week, of a male being paid for work that was never completed. If you need work done, please contact a reputable contractor directly. (2016-8868)
Two reports of side windows on a vehicles being broken was made the Comox Valley RCMP on July 22nd. While one vehicle was parked on the 1900 block of Guthrie Road, Comox, between 2pm and 3:45pm, the passenger side window was broken out. (2016-8882) The other vehicle was parked for a few days on the 40 block of Powerhouse Rd, Courtenay. Sometime, while parked, the driver’s side window was broken. (2016-8875)
During the late evening hours of July 22nd, the Comox Valley RCMP Municipal Traffic Section conducted a check stop on 5th Street Courtenay. During this check stop, a driver was found to have consumed alcohol before driving. The driver was issued a 90 day immediate Roadside Prohibition and the vehicle was impounded for 90 days. (2016-8905)
On July 24th, a report of mischief to a vehicle was reported to the Comox Valley RCMP. While the vehicle was parked overnight on the 1500 block of Piercy Ave, Courtenay, the vehicle was damaged by paint. An unknown person(s) had spray painted the rear driver’s side window. (2016-8991)
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. When reporting through Crime Stoppers, you never have to identify yourself or testify in court, and you could receive a cash reward for your information.