Crime Watch Report - May 22 to 28, 2022

DetectiveDuring this time period the Oceanside RCMP received 261 complaints.

1) File 2022-4474: Nighttime prowlers were reported making a mess and loitering in the 100 block of Island Highway West, Parksville, on May 22.

2) File 2022-4475: A Daisy 4500 Air Rifle, a Winchester Magnum pellet pistol and a pair of brown size 10 ½ Rambler cowboy boots were some of the items reported stolen from a vehicle in the 2600 block of Alberni Highway, Coombs, on May 22.

3) File 2022-4498: Three individuals were reported dropping materials onto a vehicle at the Cochrane Road overpass on Highway 19, Qualicum Beach, on May 22.

4) File 2022-4508: Two bicycles values at $10,000 were reported stolen from a campsite in the 2200 block of Errington Road, Errington, on May 23. The bicycles were recovered by Ladysmith RCMP on May 31 by matching their serial numbers. 

5) File 2022-4535: Two nighttime prowlers were reported in the 100 block of Railway Street, Qualicum Beach, on May 24.

6) File 2022-4537: Damage in the thousands of dollars was reported at a log sort in the 2100 block of Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay, on May 24.

7) File 2022-4543: A Honda EB22001 generator was reported stolen from a campsite in the 2200 block of Errington Road, Errington, on May 24. The unit was recovered by Ladysmith RCMP on May 31.

8) File 2022-4547: A catalytic converter was reported stolen from a vehicle in the area of Highway 19 and the Qualicum Beach exit, on May 24.

9) File 2022-4549: Tools valued at $2,500 were reported stolen overnight from a construction site in the 3100 block of Island Highway West, Qualicum Beach, on May 24.

10) File 2022-4555: Two house windows and a vehicle windshield were reported smashed earlier in the week in the 1500 block of River Crescent, Parksville on May 24.

11) File 2022-4558: A male was reported stealing recycled containers from a charity bin in the 600 block of Alberni Highway, Parksville, on May 24.

12) File 2022-4574: A nighttime male prowler was reported burning materials in a parking lot in the 900 block of Fairdowne Road, Parksville on May 25. 

13) File 2022-4596: BC plates NJ931N were reported missing from a vehicle in the 1800 block of Meadowood Way, Qualicum Beach, on may 25.

14) File 2022-4630: A vehicle was reported keyed in the 200 block of Village Way, Qualicum beach, on May 26.

15) File 2022-4647: A delivered parcel containing a soccer jersey was reported stolen from the front porch in the 500 block of Seaward Way, Qualicum Beach, on May 26.

16) File 2022-4660: Mailboxes were vandalized and mail was reported stolen on Garden Road, Qualicum Beach, on May 27.

17) File 2022-4662: Mailboxes were vandalized and mail was reported stolen on Mill Road at Moresby Avenue, Qualicum Beach, on May 27.

18) File 2022-4665: Mailboxes were vandalized and mail was reported stolen at Beach Road at Crescent Road West, Qualicum Beach, on May 27.

19) File 2022-4670: Mailboxes were vandalized and mail was reported stolen in the 400 block of First Avenue West, Qualicum Beach, on May 27.

20) File 2022-4701: A commercial sized Quartz slab was reported stolen in the 1100 block of Industrial Way, Parksville, on May 28.

21) File 2022-4702: An aluminum box with a mini-jet set for a pressure washer were found in Coombs, on May 28. Contact Oceanside RCMP during regular business hours to claim.


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