Crime Watch Report - February 25 to March 1, 2016

Detective1) 2016-1615 On February 25th, a theft from Canada Post property was reported to have occurred in the 1100 block of Fair Road in Parksville.  The complainant advised that culprits pried open a number of mail slots at a rural post box and stole an undetermined amount of mail.  Several tools and various pieces of mail were found on the ground near the mailboxes.

Distracted Driving in BC

No Cell PhoneWhen we think of distracted driving, most of us immediately consider cell phone use. While this might be the most common example used in distracted driving campaigns, it is certainly not the only one. Any action that takes the drivers attention off of the driving task is distracting and is to be avoided. This month the provincial distracted driving campaign is telling us that the second leading cause of collision fatalities in B.C. is not being properly focused on operating your vehicle.