1) File 18-3595 April 12, the Oceanside RCMP received a reported theft of two 10ft x 10ft white tents and chairs stolen from Craig Street and Butler Avenue in Parksville.
Oceanside Community Safety and Oceanside RCMP will hold a FREE bicycle registration event on Wednesday, April 25th, 1 PM to 4 PM, Qualicum Beach Courtyard Fountain, 660 Primrose Street, Qualicum Beach.
To help residents be better prepared, Emergency Management Oceanside (Town of Qualicum Beach, City of Parksville and Regional District of Nanaimo) are hosting Emergency Preparedness Expo 2018.
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.