Crime Watch Report - April 10 to 16, 2022

DetectiveDuring this time period the Oceanside RCMP received 188 complaints.

1) File 2022-3094: A number of devices designed to flatten tires were reported on the fire service road that connects Claymore Avenue and Melrose Road, Qualicum Beach, on April 9. One vehicle reported having a tire punctured.

2) File 2022-3123: A car prowler was reported in the 200 block of Hobbs Road, Dashwood, on April 10. A motorist reported that a male attempted to enter their vehicle while pulled over.

3) File 2022-3129: Approximately 200 pounds of scrap copper was reported stolen in a business break-and-enter in the 400 block of Stanford Avenue East, Parksville, on April 11. A compound fence was reported damaged as well as a shop trailer.

4) File 2022-3133: A Honda 2500 generator, Stihl chainsaw, Makita power saw, four fishing rods with Penn reels and a fishing box were reported stolen from a secured shipping container in 1400 block of Grafton Avenue, Errington, on April 11. 

5) File 2022-3125: A catalytic converter was reported stolen from a vehicle in the 2700 block of Alberni Highway, Whisky Creek, on April 11.

6) File 2022-3136: Tools, new car parts and a used catalytic converter were reported stolen in a business break-and-enter in the 1700 block of Whistler Road, Qualicum Beach, on April 11. 

7) File 2022-3142: Scrap wood was reported stolen in the 400 block of Doehle Avenue, Parksville, on April 11.

8) File 2022-3161: A black and blue coloured Norco Bush Pilot mountain bike was reported stolen in the 100 block of Pym Street North, on April 12.

9) File 2022-3181: A black coloured youth Norco 16 speed and a blue coloured youth Nakaura 10 speed bike were reported stolen in the 300 block of Pioneer Crescent, Parksville, on April 13.

10) File 2022-3182: Two compressors, electric saws and other tools were reported stolen in a residential break-and-enter in the 400 block of Knight Terrace, Qualicum Beach, on April 13.

11) File 2022-3208: BC plate WMD11G was reported missing from a vehicle in the 600 block of Church Road, Parksville, on April 14.

12) File 2022-3253: A female trespasser was reported in the 300 block of Alberni Highway, Parksville, on April 16.  The apprehended female climbed a fence to collect bottles.


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