News Stories for 2018-01-16– 2018-01-22

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From January 16th to January 22nd, the Comox Valley RCMP responded to 18 calls for theft from vehicles. Items taken from these vehicles included, wallets, a purse, a cell phone, change/cash, iPods, clothing, Snow boards, sunglasses, outdoors sporting equipment, cigarettes, a radar detector and a water bottle, . The Comox Valley RCMP is reminding residence to ensure your vehicle is locked if you leave it parked for any length of time. Always ensure you do not leave anything of value in your vehicle.

On January 16th, the Comox Valley RCMP received a report of a stolen vehicle. The vehicle, described as a Black 1999 Dodge Pickup truck, had been parked in a gravel parking lot on Highway 19A, near Buckley Bay for the day. The Pickup should be bearing British Columbia Licence Plate KA5757. If you see this vehicle, please contact the Comox Valley RCMP at 250-338-1321 and cite file number 2018-767.

A residential break enter and theft was reported to the Comox Valley RCMP on January 17th. The residence, under construction on the 60 block of Jane Place, in Comox, was entered sometime overnight, by unknown person(s). While in the residence, several drills, a power bar and work light were stolen. (2018-791)

A stolen vehicle report was made to the Comox Valley RCMP on January 19th. The vehicle, described as a white 2003 GMC Flat deck truck, bearing British Columbia Licence plate G62008, had gone missing during the evening hours of January 17th. The vehicle had been parked at a business located on the 7100 block of Island Highway South. (2018-893)

During the evening of January 19th, an officer with the Comox Valley RCMP Municipal Traffic Section conducted a traffic stop on Cliffe Avenue in Courtenay. The traffic stop quickly turned into an impaired operation of a motor vehicle investigation. It was found that the driver had consumed alcohol before driving, resulting in being issued a 90 day Immediate Roadside Driving Prohibition. The vehicle was also impounded for 30 days. (2018-920)

The Comox Valley RCMP received a report of two break and enters into recreational vehicles, parked for the winter on January 20th. The RV’s parked on the 4100 block of Briardale Road, in Royston, had been entered within the past several weeks. Both units sustained damage during this incident. The Integrated Forensic Identification Section is assisting with this investigation. (2018-938)

During the afternoon of January 20th, the Comox Valley received two complaints of mischief from a vehicle. It was reported that a black pickup truck in the down town area of Courtenay had been possibly shooting fireworks out of the windows. It was not believed that the ‘shots’ were directed and anyone, just the roadway. Patrols for the vehicle were conducted, but the vehicle was not located. (2018-946)

On January 22nd, a mischief to a vehicle was reported to the Comox Valley RCMP. The vehicle had been parked near England Avenue and 10th Street over the weekend, when three of the tires were slashed. It is unknown what time on the weekend this mischief had occurred. (2018-1021)