News Stories for 2017-06-06 – 2017-06-12

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.

Between June 6th and June 12th, the Comox Valley RCMP received 17 more calls regarding thefts from vehicles. Items taken from these vehicles included a case of beer, iPods, a watch, Cell phones, change/cash, licence plates, wallets, a dash camera, walkie talkies, a mail key an a purse. The Comox Valley RCMP is asking that if this occurs to you, please report it, so the crime stats can be as accurate as possible, but please lock your car doors. The majority of these thefts can be deterred, simply by locking your doors and not leaving anything of value in your vehicle.

From June 6th to June 12th, the Comox Valley RCMP received five reports of stolen bicycles. The following bikes are still outstanding:

- June 6th – Black and Green 21 speed Cannondale Mountain Bike (2017-7388)
- June 7th – Green Norco Mountain Bike (2017-7445)
– Kick Scooter with large Wheels (2017-7445)
- June 8th – Green and Silver Apex Mountain Bike with 26” wheels (2017-7527)
- June 12th – White CCM 21 Speed Apex Mountain Bike, full suspension with Disc Brakes. The bike has blue trim on the frame and seat and has a large scratch on top of the frame. (2017-7692)

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 hit and run between to motor vehicles was reported to the Comox Valley RCMP on June 6th. One vehicle was parked on the 1700 block of Comox Avenue, in Comox, when another vehicle struck the driver’s door as it passed, causing severe damage to the driver’s side door. The suspect vehicle is described as a dark blue, or black Honda Civic Hatchback, which was being driven by a 50-60 year old female. No licence plate number was obtained. The suspect vehicle will have fairly extensive front end damage. If you witnessed this collision, or see a vehicle as described, please contact the Comox Valley RCMP at 250-338-1321 and cite file number 2017-7372.

Two totes, that were located at the intersection of Anderton Road and Ryan Road, in Courtenay, were turned into the Comox Valley RCMP on June 6th. The totes, one grey in color, and one blue, had various hand tools and a clipboard with wedding information in them. If you are missing these items, please contact the Comox Valley RCMP at 250-338-1321 and of you can identify the items, we’d like to return these to you. (2017-7392)

On June 7th, the Comox Valley RCMP received a report of two stolen motorcycles, from the 3800 block of Lake Trail Road, in Courtenay. The theft is thought to have occurred overnight during June 4th. Both motorbikes are described as being red and white. One is an 80cc bike, the other is a 100cc bike. (2017-7461)

The Comox Valley RCMP were advised of a break, enter and theft that had occurred on the 1700 block of Beaufort Avenue, in Comox on June 8th. Several power and hand tools were stolen. The Comox Valley RCMP Forensic Identification Section is assisting with this investigation. (2017-7500)

A mischief to a vehicle was reported to the Comox Valley RCMP on June 8th. The vehicle, which was parked on the 1800 block of Piercy Avenue, in Courtenay, had a puncture hole in the hood, and all four tires were punctured and flat. The Comox Valley RCMP Forensic Identification Section attended the scene and is assisting with this ongoing investigation. (2017-7530)

While on patrol on the Inland Highway 19, near the Buckley Bay Road off ramp, a Comox Valley RCMP member noticed a vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed. The vehicle was found to be travelling at 180 km/h in the 120 km/h zone. A traffic stop was conducted and a violation ticket for excessive speed was issued. The vehicle was impounded for seven days as well. (2017-7594)

On June 9th, a business located on the 2900 block of Kilpatrick Avenue in Courtenay, had a window broken. The Comox Valley RCMP were alerted to the act of mischief by a person in the area that had heard the noise of glass breaking. A description of a male with a long coat and a baseball cap, getting into a dark blue pickup with a roof rack, that was in the area at the time, was provided to the members on scene. It is unknown is this person was involved, and patrols were negative for this vehicle. (2017-7599)

A stolen vehicle was reported to the Comox Valley RCMP on June 10th. The vehicle, described as a 2008 Grey Pontiac G5 bearing British Columbia license plate, DR679G had been parked on the 2100 block of Arlington Place, in Courtenay overnight. If you see this vehicle, please contact the Comox Valley RCMP at 250-338-1321 and cite file number 2017-7661.