Crime Watch Report - May 29 to June 4, 2022

DetectiveDuring this time period the Oceanside RCMP received 260 complaints.

1) File 2022-4739: BC trailer plate was reported stolen in the 600 block of Morningstar Drive, Parksville, on May 29.

2) File 2022-4758: A business break-and-enter was reported in the 1400 block of Alberni Highway, Parksville, on May 30. Two doors were noted damaged and over $2,000 of good stolen by the two suspects.

3) File 2022-4769: A Canada Post mailbox was reported vandalized in the 1300 block of Island highway East, Nanoose Bay, on May 30.

4) File 2022-4772: A nighttime prowler was reported in the 200 block of Crescent Road East, Qualicum Beach, on May 30.

5) File 2022-4779: An alleged male scam artist was reported going door to door offering to do minor repairs for inflated prices in the 1300 block of Gilley Crescent, Parksville, on May 30.

6) File 2022-4799: A nighttime prowler was reported in the 100 block of Noonday Road, Bowser, on May 30.

7) File 2022-4809: The interior of an unlocked vehicle was reported vandalized with paint in the 1300 block of Pintail Drive, Parksville., on May 31.

8) File 2022-4828: A residential mailbox was reported vandalized in the 100 block of Horne Lake road, Qualicum Beach, on May 31.

9) File 2022-4832: A catalytic converter was reported stolen from a vehicle in the area of Hilliers Road South and Alberni Highway, Qualicum Beach, on May 31.

10) File 2022-4871: BC plates NJ271S were reported missing from a vehicle in the 600 block of Berwick Road South, Qualicum Beach, on June 1.

11) File 2022- 4876: Lumber valued at $4,500 was reported stolen from private property in the area of Winchester Road and Grafton Avenue, Errington, on June 1.

12) File 2022-4902: BC plates NB292N were reported missing from a vehicle in the 2400 block of Alberni Highway, Coombs, on June 2.

13) File 2022-800069: BC plate 3360BV was reported stolen from a vehicle in the 1000 block of Lee Road, Parksville, on June 2.

14) File 2022-4920: A metal gas meter cage was reported vandalized in the 100 block of Island Highway East, Parksville, on June 2.

15) File 2022-4935: An outhouse was reported vandalized with graffiti at the Cathedral Grove parking lot, Alberni Highway, on June 3.

16) File 2022-4967: A window was reported smashed and some contents stolen from a vehicle in the 200 block of Chestnut Street, Parksville, on June 4. 

17) File 2022-4970: A backpack and contents were reported stolen in the 3800 block of Island Highway West, Qualicum Beach, on June 4.

18) File 2022-4972: BC plate PD6610 and insurance papers were reported stolen from a vehicle in the 1100 block of Dobson Road, Errington, on June 4.


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