Crime Watch Report - December 11 to 15, 2016

Detective1) 2016-11569 On December 11th, a theft from Canada Post property was reported to have occurred in the 1900 block of Fredheim Road in Nanoose Bay. The complainant advised that sometime during the early morning hours culprits pried open the mailbox at the aforementioned location and gained entry into eight mail slots. It is unknown exactly what mail, if any, was stolen at this time.

2) 2016-11573 On December 11th, a theft from vehicle was reported to have occurred on Gerald Place in Parksville. The complainant advised that at approximately 1:30 am, she observed a male in his early twenties enter her unlocked vehicle and rummage through the vehicle. The complainant advised that it did not appear that anything was stolen from the vehicle. The male is described as early twenties, baggy jogging pants, wavy shoulder length hair, he wore a toque and was carrying a backpack.

3) 2016-11605 On December 12th, a theft from vehicles was reported to have occurred in the 400 block of Morison Avenue in Parksville. The complainant, property manager at the aforementioned property, advised that two vehicles in their parking lot had been broken into overnight. Both owners of the vehicles were contacted. One owner advised that nothing was stolen from her vehicle. The second owner advised that she was missing a pair of binoculars, several hand tools, and a Gerber multitool.

4) 2016-11612 On December 12th, a break, enter and theft was reported to have occurred in 700 block of Despard Avenue in Parksville (Scouts Canada Camp). The complainant advised that sometime in the past two weeks culprits pried open the front entry doors of the premises allowing access into the building. A generator, inverter, a battery charger, several tents, several propane camp stoves, several propane tanks, first aid supplies, various tarps, several axes, a wolf’s head, two fire extinguishers, several carts, etc., were stolen. The complainant advised that approximately $20,000 in property was stolen.

5) 2016-11618 On December 13th, an attempted break and enter was reported to have occurred in the 900 block of Shoreline Drive in Parksville. At 2:10 am the complainant was awoken up when she heard someone jiggling her front door knob. Shortly afterwards her outdoor motion lights came on. When she looked out the window she saw a dark figure running towards a small dark sedan with a spoiler and aftermarket rims. No license plate was observed as the vehicle sped away.

6) 2016-11619 On December 13th, a break and enter was reported to have occurred at a business in the 100 block of Jensen Street in Parksville. The complainant was walking his dog past the business and noticed that glass on the front door was smashed. A property reference attended and all interior doors and windows were intact. Nothing appeared to have been stolen. At this time it is not known if this was a break and enter or simply a mischief to property.

7) 2016-11662 On December 14th, a mischief to property was reported to have occurred in the 300 block of Mill Road in Qualicum Beach. The complainant advised that in the morning he discovered one of his exterior double paned windows had the outer pane of glass broken. He could not say if this was an act of vandalism or an attempted break and enter as no entry into his residence was gained.

8) 2016-11677 On December 15th, a mischief to vehicle was reported to have occurred in the 100 block of Pym Street in Parksville. The complainant, an employee at Ballenas Secondary School advised that the passenger side window of his vehicle was smashed out during school hours.

9) 2016-11681 On December 15th, a theft from vehicle was reported to have occurred somewhere in Parksville. The complainant is not exactly sure where the theft occurred, either her residence or while shopping downtown in Parksville. Culprits entered her unlocked vehicle and stole a Magellan dash-mounted GPS unit valued at approximately $200.00.

10) 2016-11695 On December 15th, an attempted theft of vehicle was reported to have occurred in the 1000 block of Lee Road East in Parksville. The complainant advised that sometime during the early hours culprits pried open the door of her vehicle and rummaged through the vehicle. The complainant’s wallet and several gift cards were left behind. The vehicle sustained damage to the door frame which was bent and to the ignition was punched.