Crime Watch Report

Can't Walk Fast Enough for the Pedestrian Signal

DriveSmartBC LogoNo matter how quickly I start to cross once the walk light comes on or how fast I walk, I can make it only halfway across and by then the orange flashing hand has appeared. Drivers proceed even though I am still in the crosswalk trying desperately to make it safely to the other side. Many of them are also convinced they have a right to make the left turn even though I am still in the crosswalk.

Crime Watch Report - May 19 to 27, 2016

Detective1) 2016-4284 On May 19th, a break, enter and theft was reported to have occurred at a business in the 800 block of Island Highway West in Parksville. The complainant advised that upon arrival at work he discovered the front doors to the lobby of the arena ajar and the ATM machine in the lobby had been drilled open. The culprits covered two of the security cameras with tape to avoid detection.

Crime Watch Report - May 8 to 14, 2016

Detective1) 2016-3888 On May 8th, a theft from several vehicles was reported to have occurred in the 200 block of Moilliet Street in Parksville. The complainant advised that culprits entered her unlocked vehicle and although things appeared to have been rifled through, nothing appeared missing. Several other vehicles in the immediate area also appeared to have been rummaged through. The registered owners were contacted and other than a pill bottle being stolen from one vehicle, nothing was missing.

Crime Watch Report - May 3 to 7, 2016

Detective1) 2016-3694 On May 3rd, a mischief to property was reported to have occurred in the 700 block of Englishman River road in Errington. The complainant advised that at approximately 12:30 am, they were awoken by a vehicle ramming their front gate in a vehicle. The vehicle eventually was able to ram through the gate but fled when the complainant and her family confronted the vehicle in the driveway. The vehicle is described as a dark blue or black Hyundai Santa Fe or Tucson, with a BC license 031-WMS. The police later confirmed that the aforementioned license was reported stolen out of Ladysmith. This vehicle is suspected to be associated to numerous break and enters in the Errington area recently.

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