Crime Watch Report - September 16 to 19, 2016

Detective1) 2016-8708 On September 16th, a theft was reported to have occurred at a business in the 1200 block of Fair Road in Parksville. The complainant advised that at approximately 2:48 am on September 15th, video surveillance captured a red four door Dodge pickup drive onto the property. A male exited the vehicle and was observed taking what appeared to be a rifle out of the truck and place behind the driver’s seat. The male then syphoned gas from one of the complainant’s work trucks. While syphoning the gas the male took a pair of bolt cutters from the truck and unsuccessfully attempted to cut the lock off of a sea can on the property. The male was also observed bending the corners of his license plate so the cameras could not detect his plate number.

2) 2016-8709 On September 16th, a theft was reported to have occurred in the 4800 block of Ocean Trail in Bowser. The complainant advised that during the early hours of September 15th an inflatable 8 foot Salter Z Ray boat was stolen from his property. Later in the morning the complainant located the boat hidden in dense bush near his residence.

3) 2016-8722 On September 16th, a theft of vehicle was reported to have occurred in the 700 block of Jones road in Qualicum Beach. The complainant advised that her vehicle was parked at the Ravensong Pool and sometime after 11:00 am she came out to find her brown 1992 Honda accord, BC license 577-GNL, gone. All keys are accounted for. The complainant’s purse was in the vehicle and she has cancelled her credit cards.

4) 2016-8738 On September 16th, a break, enter and theft was reported to have occurred in the 900 block of Shearme Road in Coombs. The complainant advised that during the early morning hours one of their storage lockers had the lock cut and entry made into the unit. A set of four racing tires were stolen but that was the only thing missing. At 4:00 am an alarm around the perimeter of the compound sounded. No attendance was made as this is not uncommon as deer or rabbits often trip the alarm. Later in the morning it was discovered that a hole had been cut in the compound fence. The surveillance video was reviewed to see a half ton pickup with two persons, one male and one female with a long pony tail, milling around the unit that had been compromised. No license plate was observed.

5) 2016-8757 On September 17th, a theft from vehicle was reported to have occurred in the 100 block of Finholm Street in Parksville. The complainant advised that sometime during the evening culprits entered her unlocked vehicle and stole her Telus flip phone.

6) 2016-8819 On September 19th, a theft was reported to have occurred in the 300 block of Wisteria Street in Parksville. The complainant advised that sometime in the proceeding 24 hours culprits entered his property and stole 2 cords of Douglas fir firewood valued at approximately $250.00.

7) 2016-8822 On September 19th, a theft from vehicle was reported to have occurred in the 1000 block of Resort Drive in Parksville. The complainant advised that sometime in the early morning hours culprits entered his unlocked vehicle and rummaged through the glove box and centre console. Nothing appeared to have been stolen.

8) 2016-8826 On September 19th, a theft from vehicle was reported to have occurred on Bridgewater Lane in Parksville. The complainant advised that during the early morning hours culprits entered his unlocked vehicle and rummaged through his glove box and centre console. Nothing was reported stolen.

9) 2016-8831 On September 19th, a theft from vehicle was reported to have occurred in the 400 block of Day Place in Parksville. The complainant advised that sometime during the evening culprits entered her unlocked vehicle and rummaged through her glove box and centre console. Although the thieves made a mess nothing appeared to have been stolen.

10) 2016-8834 On September 19th, a theft from vehicle was reported to have occurred in the 300 block of Bowler Road in Parksville. The complainant advised that during the early morning hours culprits entered his unlocked vehicle and stole a Whistler radar detector, a Tom Tom GPS and a cellular phone.