News Stories for 2017-04-18– 2017-04-24

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Between April 18th and April 23rd, the Comox Valley RCMP received 11 calls regarding thefts from vehicles. Items taken from these vehicles included a gas card, license plates, change/cash, Tim Hortons card, a front bumper, tire air compressor, credit cards, sunglasses, dvd’s, gift cards. The Comox Valley RCMP continue to reminding residents to ensure your vehicle is locked at all times, while unattended, and that nothing of value is left in it.

The Comox Valley RCMP were advised of a break, enter and theft that occurred on April 18th, 2017. A shed on a property, located on the 3300 block of Fraser Road, in Courtenay, had been broken into overnight, and a dirt bike was stolen. The missing bike is a 2005 red and white Honda CRF-250 dirt bike.

An attempted theft of a vehicle was reported to the Comox Valley RCMP on April 18th. The vehicle, parked overnight on the 1600 block of Dingwall Road, in Courtenay had been entered by unknown persons. The vehicle sustained damage to the ignition and console. The Comox Valley RCMP Forensic Identification Section is assisting with this Investigation.

On April 18th, the Comox Valley RCMP received a report of a stolen cargo trailer, full of construction tools, which had been parked on the 2900 block of Cascara Crescent over the weekend. The trailer is described as a 2000 white Argo brand trailer with black French Style rear doors. There is diamond plating around the perimeter and the trailer was bearing British Columbia Licence Plate 19604U. The trailer also has a red faded realtor emblem on the passenger side. If you see this trailer, please contact the Comox Valley RCMP at 250-338-1321 and cite file number 2017-4758.

A second motorbike was reported stolen to the Comox Valley RCMP on April 18th. A 1994 Honda X80 had been locked on the 3400 block of Royston Road, in Courtenay. The lock was cut and the bike was taken. The dirt bike is described as being red with a white tank and fenders, a red seat and purple sides.

A report of a mischief to a business was received be the Comox Valley RCMP on April 22nd. Sometime overnight, an unknown person had smashed a window in the business, located on the 100 block of Centennial Drive, in Courtenay.

A Comox Valley RCMP Municipal Traffic member, while on patrol in Courtenay, during the early morning hours of April 23rd, noticed a vehicle being operated in a manner that caught their attention. A traffic stop was initiated, which resulted in an impaired operation of a motor vehicle investigation. It was found that the driver had consumed alcohol before driving. The driver was served a ninety day Immediate Roadside Prohibition, and the vehicle was impounded for thirty days.

A bicycle theft was reported to the Comox Valley RCMP on April 24th. Sometime within the past two weeks, an unknown person had broken into a storage locker of a building on the 800 block of Braidwood Avenue, in Courtenay. The missing bike is described as a Matte Black, Simms Evil boys BMX bike. It only has a rear brake with a red cable.