Crime Watch Report - August 7 to 13, 2022

DetectiveDuring this time period the Oceanside RCMP received 269 complaints.

1) File 2022-7618: A derelict boat was reported dumped on a property in the first block of Rupert Road West, Qualicum Beach, on August 7. Locks to the property gate were vandalized.

2) File 2022-7631: A vehicle was reported vandalized with a dent to a door in the 3700 block of Alberni highway, Qualicum Beach, on August 7.

3) File 2022-7646: Two male prowlers were reported in the 900 block of Church Road, Parksville, on August 8.

4) File 2022-7656: An estimated $6,000 damage was reported done to play equipment in the Lions Ventureland Park in the Parksville Community Park on August 8.

5) File 2022-7662: A white Whiter Renegade 21 speed mountain bike was reported stolen in the 200 block of Island Highway East, Parksville, on August 8.

6) File 2022-7664: A male and a female vandalized a parked vehicle causing damage in the 100 block of Memorial Avenue, Parksville, on August 8. 

7) File 2022-7666: A black Radrunner 1 e-bike was reported stolen in the 2200 block of Alberni Highway, Coombs, on August 8.

8) File 2022-7692: A nighttime prowler was reported in the 2200 block of Morello Road and 2300 block of Sommerset road, Nanoose Bay, on August 8.

9) File 2022-7707: Two hanging flower baskets were reported stolen in the 1300 block of Alberni Highway, Parksville, on August 9.

10) File 2022-7708: A purple Giant Live mountain bike was reported stolen in the 200 block of Corfield Street North, Parksville, on August 9.

11) File 2022-7713: A Maui Jim sunglasses and case containing a vehicle key was found in the Parksville Community Park on August 9. Contact Oceanside RCMP during regular business hours to claim.

12) File 2022-7716: Change and the owner’s manual were reported stolen from an unlocked vehicle in the 300 block of Corfield Street south, Parksville, on August 9.

13) File 2022-7728: It was reported a commercial vehicle had a tire slashed in the 2700 block of Alberni Highway, Coombs, on August 9.

14) File 2022-7743: Vandals were reported to have started a fire on trail pavement near Ridgefield Drive, Parksville, on August 9.

15) File 2022-7753: A vehicle prowler was reported in the 300 block of Kingsley Street, Parksville, on August 10.

16) File 2022-7758: A break-and-enter of a business compound was reported in the 500 block of Island Highway East, Parksville, on August 10. Noted missing were new rims for a truck and two power washers.

17) File 2022-7768: A vehicle emergency kit and a leather bag were found in the area of Stanford Avenue East and Corfield Street, Parksville, on August 10. Contact Oceanside RCMP during regular office hours to claim.

18) File 2022-7769: A FTS Data Logger, a sensor for monitoring water in the reservoir, battery and solar panels were reported stolen in the area of Gainberg Road and Island Highway, Deep Bay, on August 10.  Province of BC equipment valued over $7,000.

19) File 2022-7800: A Red Marin Sky Trail bike was reported stolen in the 100 block of Alberni Highway, Parksville, on August 11.

20) File 2022-7857: A nighttime prowler was reported in the 1100 block of Smithers road, Parksville, on August 12.


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