Crime Watch Report - March 6 to 12, 2022

DetectiveDuring this time period the Oceanside RCMP received 260 complaints.

1) File 2022-1950: An unlocked vehicle was reported rummaged through in the 400 block of Harnish Avenue, Parksville, on March 6.

2)File 2022-1956: BC plate ES321B was reported lost from a vehicle in the 3500 block of Outrigger Road, Nanoose Bay, on March 6.

3) File 2022-1985: Two subjects were reported to have broken into a lobby and force open mail boxes in the 500 block of Stanford Avenue East, Parksville, on March 7.

4) File 2022-1986: A vehicle was reported rummaged through in the 100 block Abbey Lane, Parksville, on March 7. There was no damage and nothing reported missing.

5) File 2022-2007: BC plate MK209H was reported missing from a vehicle in the 700 block of Rivers Edge Drive, Nanoose Bay, on March 7.

6) File 2022-2010: An Aqua Lung scuba jacket and a Ryobi 18V drill were found in the first block of Bridgewater Lane, Parksville, on March 7. Contact Oceanside RCMP during regular business hours to claim.

7) File 2022-2013: Vandals were reported to have damaged windows in the storybook homes in the 700 block of Primrose Street, Qualicum Beach, on March 7.

8) File 2022-2022: An illegal beach fire was reported in the 2700 block of Island Highway West, Qualicum Beach, on March 8.

9) File 2022-2033: A Canada Post mailbox was reported vandalized in the 1800 block of Ballenas Road, Nanoose Bay, on March 8. Unknown if any mail was stolen.

10) File 2022-2036: A grey 2013 Chevrolet Silverado, BC plate RV4128, was reported stolen in the 500 block of Island Highway West, Parksville, on March 8. 

11) File 2022-2038: A Canada Post mailbox was reported vandalized in the area of Sanders Road and Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay, on March 8. Unknown if any mail was stolen.

12) File 2022-800032: BC plate LA7289 was reported missing from a vehicle in the 1000 block of Pillar Road, Qualicum Beach, on March 8.

13) File 2022-2050: An advertising sandwich board was reported stolen in the 900 block of Fairdowne Road, Parksville, on March 9.

14) File 2022-2070: A Canada Post mailbox was reported vandalized in the 1500 block of Stone Lake Drive, Nanoose Bay, on March 9. Unknown if any mail was stolen.

15) File 2022-2071: A BC Ambulance Service GPS device, tag 38410, was reported stolen from a vehicle in Parksville on March 9.

16) File 2022-2079: BC plates DB106A were reported missing from a vehicle in the 2600 block of Island Highway East, Nanoose Bay, on March 9.

17) File 2022-2086: Alberta plate E28454 was reported stolen from a vehicle in the 600 block of Island Highway East, Parksville, on March 9.

18) File 2022-2114: A pair of sunglasses, a Leatherman tool and cooler bag were reported stolen from an unlocked vehicle in the 700 block of Lancaster Place, Qualicum Beach, on March 10.

19) File 2022-2117: Mail boxes were reported vandalized in the 400 block of Stanford Avenue East, Parksville, on March 10. Mail was reported stolen.

20) File 2022-2119: A Canada Post mailbox was reported vandalized in the 600 block of Johnstone Road, French Creek, on March 10. Unknown if any mail was stolen.

21) File 2022-2022: A Canada Post mailbox was reported vandalized in the 800 block of View Road, Qualicum Beach, on March 10. Unknown if any mail was stolen.

22) File 2022-2122: A Canada Post mailbox was reported vandalized in the area of Kay Road and Island Highway East, Nanoose Bay, on March 10. No mail was reported missing.

23) File 2022-2123: A Canada Post mailbox was reported vandalized in the 1500 block of Madrona Drive, Nanoose Bay, on March 10. Unknown if any mail was stolen.

24) File 2022-800034: A catalytic converter was reported stolen from a vehicle in the 900 block of Coombs Road, Coombs, on March 11.

25) File 2022-2146: A fraudster was reported phoning residents claiming to be from a local charity offering to do tax returns for free in exchange for their Social Insurance Numbers. Local service organizations would not phone for such personal information.

26) File 2022-2150: A business yard break-and-enter was reported in the 600 block of Allsbrook Road, Parksville, on March 11. A fence was cut and a vehicle was reported vandalized in the removal of fuel.

27) File 2022-2159: A fence was reported vandalized in the 2000 block of Fisher Road, Parksville, on March 11.

28) File 2022-2182: A business break-and-enter was reported in the 100 block of Middleton Avenue, Parksville, on March 12. Locks had been cut off of two sheds and materials left behind.

29) File 2022-2186: A wallet and contents were reported stolen from an unlocked vehicle in the 700 block of Sanderson Road, Parksville, on March 12.

30) File 2022-800035: BC plate RY9101 was reported missing from a vehicle in the 1100 block of Chatsworth Road, Qualicum Beach, on March 12. 

31) File 2022-800036: BC plate DB570C was reported stolen from a vehicle in the 800 block of Island Highway West, Parksville, on March 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