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1) 2016-10580 On November 10th, a break, enter and theft was reported to have occurred in the 3800 block of Horne Lake Cave Road in Qualicum Beach. The complainant advised that between November 9th and the 14th, culprits forced entry into his residence by kicking open the front door. Several sheds on the property had their doors pried open and gone through as well.
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1) 2016-10317 On November 2nd, a theft was reported to have occurred in the 2700 block of Sunset Terrace in Qualicum Beach. The complainant advised that between October 17th and 24th, a 3’ X 6’ Stark solar panel valued at $300.00, was stolen from his residence.
1) 2016-10060 On October 25th, a mischief to property was reported to have occurred in the 500 block of Rowen Avenue in Parksville. The complainant advised that recently culprits spray painted graffiti (the word “SWIX”) on four of his fence panels.
The theme of this year's event is “Outreach – Contribution – Mobilization: Commitment to Community Voices.” The focus areas will be: financial abuse of older adults; security features of Canadian bank notes; crime prevention through environmental design; responding to violence against women; keeping children and youth safe; implementation challenges and strategies to overcome them; and creating safer neighbourhoods.
A reader was travelling in a major municipality recently and was stopped in a large collection of vehicles waiting for a red light at the intersection of two multiple lane highways. Emergency vehicles using lights and sirens approached from the rear and tried to get through the traffic and the intersection. There was significant difficulty and the reader was curious how far forward vehicles could move into the cross flow of traffic to assist in clearing a path.
1) 2016-9843 On October 17th, a theft was reported to have occurred in the 800 block of Shorewood Drive in Parksville. The complainant advised that sometime in the past week his green Frontiersman canoe and paddles were stolen from his front yard. The complainant advised that the front seat is broken and there is a different colour repair done to the bottom of the canoe.
I received a very detailed e-mail this week from a lady who described walking beside Willingdon Road southbound, facing traffic in North Saanich during the early morning darkness. She paused, looked both ways for traffic and continued to the point where Willingdon begins and Canora Road diverges to the northeast.
1) 2016-9592 On October 9th, a theft of vehicle was reported to have occurred in the 300 block of Banks Avenue East in Parksville. The complainant advised that at approximately 9:45 pm, he heard a truck start but believed it to be his neighbours who own a similar vehicle. In the morning the complainant advised that his black 2006 Dodge 3500 dually, BC license HN-8465 was stolen.