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RCMP: Moving vehicle damaged by thrown rock in Parksville

Oceanside police also deal with vandals, thieves
RCMP cruiser.

A moving vehicle was reported damaged with a window smashed by a rock thrown in the 300 block of Island Highway West in Parksville on June 1. 

There was no indication of any injuries. The incident was one of 226 complaints received by Oceanside RCMP the week of May 27 to June 2.

On May 27, a vehicle was reported vandalized with a side mirror knocked off in the 100 block of Moilliet Street North in Parksville. On day later, a trailer unit was reported vandalized with a window broken in the 700 block of Reid Road. On May 29, vandals struck a stop sign at Morison Avenue and Finholm Street North and a day later another vehicle was reported vandalized with a side mirror damaged in the same block as the first vehicle incident.

A business break-and-enter was reported with copper pieces and rolls stolen from a storage container in the 1000 block of Allsbrook Road in Errington on May 27. Two days later, nine planter boxes were reported stolen in the 600 block of Hoylake Road West in Qualicum Beach and a pannier bag containing bike parts and tools were reported stolen from the back of a bike in the 100 block of Bagshaw Street in Parksville. On May 31, B.C. trailer plate WTL81B was reported stolen in the 700 block of Imperial Drive in Parksville and on June 2, B.C. plate SW9705 was reported stolen from a vehicle in the 200 block of Moilliet Street in the city. The same day an attempted theft of fuel from a vehicle was reported in the area of Stanford Avenue East and Shelley Road.

On May 28, two boxes of new clothing and miscellaneous items were found in the 100 block of Hirst Avenue in Parksville. Contact Oceanside RCMP during regular office hours to claim, quoting File 2024-4861.

— NEWS Staff

If you see a crime in progress phone 911. The Oceanside RCMP non-emergency number is 250-248- 6111 and the detachment is located at 421 Pym Street North in Parksville. Public business hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday, except holidays.

Philip Wolf

About the Author: Philip Wolf

I’ve been involved with journalism on Vancouver Island for more than 30 years, beginning as a teenage holiday fill-in at the old Cowichan News Leader.
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