News Stories for 2016-10-11– 2016-10-17

Between October 11th and October 17th, the Comox Valley RCMP received 24 calls regarding thefts from vehicles. Items taken included wallets/credit cards, sunglasses, cameras, medication, cellphones, iPods and a GPS. The Comox Valley RCMP are reminding residents to ensure their vehicles are locked at all times, and that valuables are not left in them.


From October 11th to October 17th, four impaired drivers were taken off the streets of the Comox Valley. Two drivers were issued a 90 day Immediate Roadside Prohibition, and their vehicles were impounded for 30 days. Two drivers received 24 hour Driving Prohibitions.


The month long BC wide gun amnesty is continuing to give residents a safe way to dispose of weapons, imitation weapons and related equipment and ammunition which they are not legally entitled to own, or which they no longer want. For the week of October 11th to October 17th, the Comox Valley RCMP received six calls and ten weapons with a quantity of ammunition were turned in. The Comox Valley RCMP would like to remind those that are interested in turning these items over, not to travel to the detachment with them. Please call the non-emergency number, 250-338-1321, and a member will attend your residence to pick up the weapons and or ammunition.


A break, enter and theft that occurred sometime over the long weekend on the 3000 Block of Lake Trail Road, Courtenay was reported to the Comox Valley RCMP on October 11th. An unknown person(s) had broken into the building, stealing a stereo, projector and a guitar. (2016-12857)


On October 11th, Comox Valley RCMP received a break, enter and theft call that occurred at a fenced compound on the 1600 block of Ryan Road East, Courtenay. Once inside the compound, several RV’s were broken into. Camping items were stolen. (2016-12875)


Three residential break enter and thefts that occurred in Cumberland, were reported to the Comox Valley RCMP on October 13th. Sometime overnight, an unknown person(s) had entered two residences located on the 2500 block and 2600 block of Windermere Avenue, Cumberland. Several personal belongings, electronics and laptop computers were stolen. (2016-12946) The third reported break enter and theft occurred on the 2700 block of Derwent Avenue, Cumberland. Two laptop computers were stolen from this residence. (2016-12959)


A report of a mischief to a vehicle was received by the Comox Valley RCMP on October 13th. A vehicle was parked near Cumberland Road and the Comox Valley Parkway for the day. While there, the passenger side window was smashed, and the vehicle was rifled through. (2016-12990)


On October 14th, a window was reported to have been smashed out of a business located on the 4300 block of Central Road, Hornby Island. Sometime overnight, a rock was tossed through the window, causing the glass to break. (2016-13008)


A report of a vacant residence being entered and tools stolen on the 1700 block of Mcphee Avenue, Courtenay, was received by the Comox Valley RCMP on October 17th. Sometime in the previous few days, an unknown person had entered the residence and stolen several construction tools. (2016-13127)


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  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.