Crime Watch Report - August 14 to 20, 2022

DetectiveDuring this time period the Oceanside RCMP received 273 complaints.

1) File 2022-7884: A nighttime prowler was reported in the 200 block of Dendoff Point Road, Qualicum Beach, on August 14.

2) File 2022-7890: Two prowlers were reported in the 2800 block of Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay, on August 14.

3) File 2022-7897: A Community Centre window was reported broken with a rock in the 2900 block of Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay, on August 14.

4) File 2022-7930: A business LED board and sign was reported vandalized in the 3000 block of Van Horne Road, Qualicum Beach, on August 15.

5) File 2022-7932: BC plate WML94S was reported stolen from a boat trailer in the 100 block of Burne Road, Bowser, on August 15.

6) File 2022-7938: Washrooms were reported tagged with graffiti at a youth camp site in the 700 block of Despard Avenue East, Parksville, on August 15.

7) File 2022-7939: A 4DRC drone was found in the 900 block of Riley Road, Parksville, on August 13 and reported on August 15. Contact Oceanside RCMP during regular business hours to claim.

8) File 2022-7941: An Apple iPhone 12 was found on Deep Bay Drive, Bowser, in July and reported on August 15. Contact Oceanside RCMP during business hours to claim.

9) File 2022-7966: A catalytic converter was reported stolen from a motorhome in the 1700 block of Alberni Highway, Coombs, on August 16.

10) File 2022-8013: A thief was reported to have entered a business rear storage room and stole a purse containing personal belongings of an employee in the 100 block of Harrison Avenue, Parksville, on August 17.

11) File 2022-8018: A vehicle was reported rummaged through in the 800 block of Fairway Drive, Qualicum Beach, on August 17.

12) File 2022-8040: Two vandals were reported smashing glass bottles in a parking lot of the 300 block of Island Highway East, Parksville, on August 18.

13) File 2022-8056: A vehicle was reported stolen in the 700 block of Arrowsmith Way, Parksville, on August 18. The vehicle was recovered the next day with damage to ignition and a window was broken.

14) File 2022-8091: A motorhome window was reported broken in the 2100 block of Errington Road, Errington, on August 19.

15) File 2022-8120: A nighttime prowler was reported in the 500 block of Stanford Avenue East, Parksville, on August 20.

16) File 2022-8139: A catalytic converter was reported stolen from a vehicle at Virginia Road and Alberni Highway, Coombs, on August 20


If you see a crime in progress phone 9-1-1.  Crimes of a less serious nature that are not in progress may be reported online.

The Oceanside RCMP non-emergency number is 250-248-6111. The detachment is located at 421 Pym Street North, Parksville, with public business hours of 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday to Friday, except holidays