Oceanside Community Safety's Community Watch performed five deployments in March, 2018 dedicated to the Cell Watch program. Of 5708 drivers observed, 19 were talking on the phone and 58 were performing other distracting actions.
Two combination Speed Watch and Cell Watch deployments were made by Oceanside Community Safety's Community Watch during the month of March, 2018. Of 1292 vehicles checked, 155 or 12% were traveling at more than 10 km/h over the posted speed limit with the highest deviation being 79 km/h in a 50 km/h zone. 14 drivers were observed doing some form of distracted driving.
1) File 18-3209 On April 2, a residential break and entry was reported by the owner of a rural property at the 3000 block of Matthew Road in Nanoose. Upon examination of the property, RCMP noted that it appeared the suspects had been at the home for some time while the owner was away for the evening. Every room in the house was ransacked along with a shed, outbuildings and even a boat on the property.
On Saturday, April 7, 10:00 to 12 Noon, VIU ElderCollege presents: Steven Earle, PhD, Geology/Earth Sciences: Earthquakes: Past, Present and Future; Nanoose Place Community Centre, 2925 Northwest Bay Road. $10 cash at the door. All welcome.
Dr. Earle will discuss earthquakes in our region: geological setting, history, the future and preparedness.
Oceanside Community Safety is deeply indebted to the crew at Arrowsmith Bikes for making our old bikes road worthy once again at NO COST to our community.
This will allow our volunteers to safely patrol the Oceanside area to be the ears and eyes for the Oceanside RCMP.
Walking is one of the best ways to stay in shape and maintain a healthy lifestyle. More than ever, people are getting out to enjoy a walk through our beautiful communities. It may be time to ask ourselves what we can do as pedestrians to avoid harm while walking.