When it comes to winter in the "warmer" areas of British Columbia, I don't think that anyone does a better job of making fun of bad drivers as cartoonist Adrian Raeside. The trouble is, it's not so funny when you have to share the roads with them. Many continue to drive as if it is a warm, sunny and dry afternoon.
Our Speed Watch volunteers received a very nice note of thanks from the Oceanside Elementary School PAC for conducting deployments in the school zone.
If you would like to join our Speed Watch team and help contribute to the safety of children in our communities, please send us an e-mail.
During this time period the Oceanside 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.
During this time period the Oceanside RCMP received 241 complaints.
1) File 2019-476: On January 15th, police received a report of a theft of food from a carport refrigerator in the 600 block of Tranfield Street, Parksville.
Oceanside Community Safety is looking for Community focused businesses to assist with the purchase of volunteer rain resistant hooded jackets to be worn for events such as the Canada Day and Remembrance Day parades.
1) File 2019-228: On January 7th, a business reported a theft in the 700 block of Island Hwy E, Parksville. Two shoplifters came into the store and stole products from the shelf. One female had blond hair in her 20’s and another female had dark brown hair in her early 30s. The two were seen leaving in a Silver Dodge truck.
Are you living independently in the Oceanside area and would like a friend to call on you in the morning?
The Keeping In Touch (KIT) Program provides you with the security of knowing that each day, seven days a week if you wish, a volunteer from Oceanside Community Safety will telephone you between 9 AM and 10 AM to ensure your well-being.
1) File 2018-13976: On December 19th an RCMP Officer on patrol observed a vehicle with no head lights on, near the 500 block of Island Hwy 19A, Parksville. The Officer conducted a traffic stop with the vehicle. As the driver was unlicensed, they were served a Prohibition Notice, Vehicle Impoundment and a Violation ticket for not having a valid Driver’s License.