1) 2018-5753 June 2, RCMP received a report of a break, enter and theft from a storage shed at a residence in the 2000 block of Island Hwy E, Nanoose Bay.
Fifteen combination Speed Watch and Cell Watch deployments were made by Oceanside Community Safety's Community Watch during the month of May, 2018. Of 10,840 vehicles checked, 871 or 8% were traveling at more than 10 km/h over the posted speed limit with the highest deviation being 92 km/h in a 50 km/h zone. 101 drivers were observed doing some form of distracted driving.
Two combination Speed Watch and Cell Watch deployments were made by Oceanside Community Safety's Community Watch during the month of April, 2018. Of 5164 vehicles checked, 446 or 8.6% were traveling at more than 10 km/h over the posted speed limit with the highest deviation being 84 km/h in a 50 km/h zone. 21 drivers were observed doing some form of distracted driving.
Oceanside Community Safety's Community Watch performed five deployments in May, 2018 dedicated to the Cell Watch program. Of 1618 drivers observed, 6 were talking on the phone and 17 were performing other distracting actions.
The Oceanside Community Safety Volunteers wishes to thank the Parksville Qualicum Community Foundation for their generous donation of $250. These funds will be used to purchase high visibility safety vests that volunteers will wear while participating in community events.
On Monday May 28th Oceanside Police Based Victim Services and the Family Resource Association will be hosting an event to commemorate Victims and Survivors of Crime Week. In 2018 Victims and Survivors of Crime Week runs May 27th – June 2nd.
OCSV's Mike Garland speaks with The Lounge FM's Bill Dean discussing upcoming events.
1) File 18-5001 On May 17 at 7:00 a.m, a resident called to report a break and enter to his home on Matuka Drive in Nanoose Bay. The man returned home to find a man running from his residence and his house ransacked. The area was flooded with police and an RCMP K9 unit was brought in. The suspect was arrested a short time later and as suspected was the same man responsible for a robbery, stealing a vehicle and ramming police in the days prior.