News Stories for 2016-05-17– 2016-05-23
From May 17th to May 23rd, 5 impaired drivers were taken off the streets of the Comox Valley. 3 drivers were issued 90 day Immediate Roadside Prohibitions, 1 driver was issued a 3 day Immediate Roadside Prohibition and 1 driver was issued a 24 hour driving prohibition.
From May 17th to May 23rd, the Comox Valley RCMP received seven calls of stolen bicycles. Two of the bikes have been recovered. The following bikes are still missing:
- Silver, Giant, 21 speed bike, taken from the 300 block of 4th St, Courtenay (2016-5722)
- Black, CCM mountain bike with pink and white stickers on frame, taken from the 300 block of 6th St, Courtenay (2016-5746)
- Silver, black and yellow Giant bike with black electrical tape around the rear arm, taken from the 1500 block of Dingwall, Courtenay. (2016-5798)
- Childs, 7 speed Raleigh Mountain Bike, taken from the 2200 block of Tamarack Dr, Courtenay (2016-5853)
- Royal blue, ladies cross mountain bike with handle shifters, rear rack and black mud guard fender, taken from the 700 block of Pidcock Ave, Courteny. (2016-5947)
The Comox Valley RCMP would like to remind bike owners to record the serial numbers of bikes. With the serial numbers, the bikes can be entered onto the RCMP computer system. This will aid in getting your bike back to you if it is located.
A report of a business break, enter and theft was called into the Comox Valley RCMP on May 17th. Sometime overnight, an unknown person(s) had broken into a business located on the 400 block of 10th Street, Courtenay. One inside a quantity of cash was located and stolen. This investigation is continuing with the assistance of the Comox Valley RCMP Forensic Identification Section.
On May 17th, the Comox Valley RCMP were advised of a residential break enter and theft that occurred at a residence located on the 7200 block of Clifford Rd, Merville. Sometime between May 11th and May 17th, the residence was entered and a stereo system was stolen. The Comox Valley RCMP Forensic Identification Sections is assisting with this investigation.
Sometime overnight, between May 18th and May 19th, unknown person(s) stole a Seaward Kayak from a residence located on the 2200 Lambert Dr, Courtenay. The kayak was noticed missing the morning of May 19th when it was reported to the Comox Valley RCMP. The kayak is described as a white and blue Kevlar single seater. (2016-5750)
On May 20th, the Comox Valley RCMP were advised of two mischiefs to vehicles that occurred overnight on the 700 block of 8th street in Courtenay. Sometime overnight, the driver side mirrors on two different vehicles were smashed. (2016-5787)
A vehicle was noted to be travelling at a high rate of speed on May 21st. The vehicle was caught up to and was travelling 145 km/h in an 80 Km/h zone, in Courtenay. It appeared the driver was intoxicated, but the driver refused to provide a sample of breath. The Driver was issued an excessive speed ticket and a 90 day immediate road side suspension. The vehicle was impounded. (2016-5872)
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.