Crime Watch Report - January 23 to 30, 2019

DetectiveDuring this time period the Oceanside RCMP received 243 complaints.

1) File 2019-476: On January 23rd, a bike was found in the area of Hwy 19A and Bennett Rd (near Arrowview Elementary School). It is described as white and blue, girls "Road Master" mountain bike. If yours please contact the Oceanside RCMP to claim.

2) File 2019-730: On January 23rd, RCMP responded to a report of a break in and theft at an operation in the 800 block of Church Road, Parksville. Overnight someone entered a garage bay and stole a laser light valued at $100. In the past week a large 2 wheeled, gas powered, 5 HP, Honda power washer was also stolen. It was described as red, white and blue in colour.

3) File 2019-767: On January 24th, a female was observed drinking from a can of open beer at the intersection of Craig Street and Hirst Avenue West in Parksville. After taking a large drink, she threw the open can and remaining contents onto the street directly in front an unmarked police vehicle. She was charged for consuming alcohol in a public place.

4) File 2019-788: On January 25th, Oceanside RCMP received a report that someone had attempted to steal their 2000 brown Ford pickup in the 400 block of College Rd, Qualicum Beach.

5) File 2019-799: On January 25th, a resident reported their residence in the 1600 block of Nahmint Rd, Qualicum Beach, had been broken into sometime over the last two days while they were away. The house was ransacked and a number of items were taken including: a camera, laptop and sunglasses.

6) File 2019-954: Overnight on January 30th, a tool box was stolen from a in the 1500 block of Broadlands Road, Errington. The owner discovered the rear driver's side window broken and the tool box missing which was left on the back seat of the vehicle.

Please phone 9-1-1 If you see a crime in progress. Should you have information regarding an incident please phone the Oceanside RCMP non-emergency number at 250-248-6111 during regular office hours 8:30 AM to 4:40 PM weekdays except holidays, outside of business hours phone 250-248-6111 extension 7, or phone Crime Stoppers.