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.
1) File 18-2255 On March 8 at 12:30 a.m., a man witnessed a suspect male in his yard breaking into his car in the 100 block of Harlech Road, in Qualicum Beach. The suspect who was reportedly wearing an orange ball cap (no other description) was startled and fled. Stolen was a black Apple Ipad 2.
1) File 18-1679 February 19, a contractor reported a theft of tools that were left unattended briefly beside an apartment complex on Moilliet Street in Parksville. When he returned all of his falling tools ($2500) were gone. These included chainsaws, climbing gear, ropes etc.
1) File 2018-1379 On the morning of February 9, a Nanoose Bay Recreational Vehicle (RV) Business owner realized that he was targeted by thieves the night prior. Three separate RV’s had the doors pried open with TV’s being stolen from each one.
1) File 2018-731. On January 26, a resident of the Eaglecrest subdivision called to report that the mailboxes had been broken into on the 400 block of Yambury Avenue. As is normally the case with mail theft, it is unknown what was stolen and who was victimized as the amount of mail in the box is unknown.
1) File 17-10977 December 1, a theft was reported from the 3200 block of Melon Road in Qualicum Beach. A suspect had entered an unlocked travel trailer on the property and stolen a chain saw. The chainsaw is described as an orange, Husqvarna model number 365.
1) 2017-10358 On November 11, Oceanside RCMP received a report that 14 heavy duty batteries had been stolen from the train signal box near the Alberni Highway and Despard Ave in Parksville. The batteries are valued at approximately $7000 and have no specific identifying markings. The complainant stated a number of battery boxes all over Vancouver Island broken into in the past year.
1) File 17-10140 November 4, Registered Owner reported a theft from his vehicle parked at his home at 200 block Parklink Place, Parksville. The owner of vehicle forgot to lock his vehicle doors. Stolen from the vehicle was a cheap pair of sunglasses and approximately $25 in change. The incident occurred between 3 and 7 am.
1) File 2017-9811 On October 10, Oceanside RCMP received a complaint from a homeowner who stated, on October 22nd, 2017, he heard some banging on his property. He investigated and found a man in a grey Ford Ranger, Alberta plate BPG-9850, loading scrap lumber into the box. The male had climbed a fence and was tossing the wood into his truck.
1) File 17-8731 September 23. A few vehicles that had been left open overnight were entered on Morison Avenue in Parksville. Loose change, binoculars and other items left in plain view were stolen.