Crime Watch Report - June 16th to 22nd, 2019

DetectiveDuring this time period the Oceanside RCMP received 319 complaints.

1) File 2019-6223: On June 16th a customer tried to pass off a counterfeit $50 to a business in the 800 block of Island Highway West, Parksville.  Staff identified the bill as fake and did not accept.

2) File 2019-6235: Theft from a motor vehicle was reported on June 16th in the 600 block of Banks Avenue West, Parksville. Thief stole coins, prescription glasses and a diabetic testing device.

3) File 2019-6241: A 2’ x 2’ x 3” Buddha  statue made of concrete was reported stolen from a property in the 400 block of Chester Road, Qualicum Beach, on June 17th.

4) File 2019-6247: A business employee in the 100 block of Alberni Highway, Parksville, reported an estimated $100 worth of fuel was stolen from a vehicle. Theft was noticed as the fuel cap was found on the ground.

5) File 2019-6251: A business in the 1400 block of Alberni Highway, Parksville, reported the theft of an estimated $50 worth of merchandise on June 17th. A description of the male with accompanying video has been provided to RCMP.

6) File 2019-6253: A Dell Latitude laptop, Model 6510001, Serial 32VHYN1, was reported stolen from a business in the 1200 block of Industrial Way, Parksville, on June 17th.

7) File 2019-6265: Jewelry boxes with contents were reported stolen during a residential break and enter was reported on June 17th in the 1400 block of Reef Road, Nanoose Bay.

8) File 2019-6277: A stolen debit card obtained from an unlocked vehicle in the 700 block of Daffodil Drive, Parksville, was reportedly used to buy food on June 18th.

9) File 2019-6278: A Leather-man and copper-tone sun glasses / reading glasses valued at $180 were reported stolen from an unlocked vehicle on June 18th in the 1500 block of Juan de Fuca Blvd, Parksville.

10) File 2019-6282: An unlocked vehicle in the 900 block of Esslinger Road, Parksville, was reportedly rummaged through on June 18th. Northing was reported taken or damaged.

11) File 2019-6285: A business in the 900 block of Chatsworth Road, Qualicum Beach, reported an estimated $1,000 damage was done to a machine due to the theft of copper wire on June 18th.

12) File 2019-6290: A lime green children’s Kinderbike was reported stolen from a resident in the 900 block of Maple Lane Drive, Parksville, on June 18th.

13) File 2019-6294: An unlocked vehicle in the 100 block of Acacia Street South, Parksville, was reported rummaged through on June 18th.

14) File 2019-6311: An unlicensed vehicle was reported stolen from the intersection of Boorman Road and Island Highway West, Qualicum Beach, on June 18th. RCMP recovered the vehicle in Port Alberni on June 19th.

15) File 2019-6359: A pair of Oakley sunglasses were reported stolen from an unlocked vehicle in the 200 block of Mulberry Place, Parksville, on June 19th.

16) File 2019-6393: Local residents reported they were scammed out of $1,500 by a telephone caller purporting to be from BC Hydro.  The fraudster had the residents deposit money into a bit coin machine making the transaction untraceable.

17) File 2019-6397: RCMP responded to a residential alarm in the 400 block of Church Road, Parksville, on June 20th. The alarm wire to the speaker had been cut.

18) File 2019-6428: A vehicle in the 1600 block of Admiral Tryon Blvd, Parksville was reported rummaged through on June 19th, with a black shoulder tote containing an iPad and paperwork missing.

19) File 2019-6439: A break and enter was reported of a wooden shed in the 200 block of Corfield Street, Parksville, on June 21st.

20) File 2019-6441: A three tiered plastic tote containing grooming scissors and nail clippers were reported stolen from an unlocked vehicle in the 200 block of Dogwood Street, Parksville, on June 21st.

21) File 2019-6444: A Stihl HSA12 weed eater, serial number 994697051, was reported stolen from a residence in the 2300 block of Chain Way, Nanoose Bay, on June 21st.

22) File 2019-6465: A wallet containing a driver’s license and bank cards were reported stolen from an unlocked vehicle in the 100 block of Fourth Avenue East, Qualicum Beach, on June 21st.