Oceanside RCMP receive 276 complaints in one-week period

Counterfeit bills, package theft, stolen lawn furniture and more among crimes

Oceansive RCMP received 276 complaints during the week of Oct. 27 to Nov. 2.

The incidents included:

Oct. 27

• The theft of a delivered package to a residence in the 1800 block of Galvin Place, Qualicum Beach.

• A storage container in the 2400 block of Collins Crescent, Nanoose Bay, was reported broken into. Property valued at $800 was reported taken.

• The lock of a public mailbox was damaged in the 1300 block of Coldwater Road, Parksville, was reported. Entry was not gained.

READ MORE: Oceanside RCMP members recognized for tracking prolific offender

Oct. 28

• A white-and-red Rocky Mountain brand bike was reported stolen from an unlocked truck in the 800 block of Island Highway West, Parksville.

• An unlocked vehicle was reported rummaged through in the 300 block of Morison Avenue, Parksville.

• Insurance papers were reported stolen from an unlocked vehicle in the 700 block of Kasba Circle, Parksville.

Oct. 29

• A break and enter as well as theft of mail from a building in the 500 Stanford Avenue East, Parksville.

• A purse containing credit cards and other personal items was reported stolen from an unlocked vehicle in the 500 block of Yambury Road, Qualicum Beach.

Oct. 31

• An Eddie Bauer white down jacket was reported stolen from an unlocked vehicle in the 300 block of Wisteria Street, Parksville.

• A green Windriver zippered hoodie was reported stolen from a car port in the 600 block of Brice Avenue, Parksville.

READ MORE: Fuel lines cut on commercial logging vehicles

Nov. 1

• A gate lock and a vehicle was reported damaged on a property in the 800 block of Allsbrook Road, Parksville.

• Lawn furniture was reported stolen from a property in the 600 block of Neden Way, Parksville.

• A counterfeit Canadian $50 was attempted to be used at a business in the 300 block of Island Highway West, Parksville. An employee recognized the forgery and advised management.

Nov. 2

• A counterfeit Canadian $100 was attempted to be used at a business in the 800 block of Island highway West, Parksville.

• A B.C. licence plate DH847M was reported stolen from a vehicle in the 100 block of Hilliers Road North, Qualicum Beach.

If you see a crime in progress, call 911. If you have information regarding an incident, phone the Oceanside RCMP non-emergency number at 250-248-6111 during regular office hours. Outside of business hours, phone 250-248-6111 extension 7, or phone Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

— NEWS Staff, submitted


Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Marcus Walker looks foward to playing his first game with the VIU Mariners men’s soccer team. (Submitted photo)
Qualicum Beach soccer standout will have to wait to make PacWest debut

Walker eager to play first game with VIU Mariners

Adam Walker. (Submitted photo)
Qualicum Beach voters wait to see if they must return to the polls

Byelection could be required if councillor wins seat as MLA

RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media)
Parksville man faces charges after incident at car dealership in Duncan

Police were alerted to suspected break-and-enter in progress

(Black Press file photo)
Parksville Qualicum Beach crime report: Bank discovers counterfeit Canadian currency

Oceanside RCMP received 249 complaints in one-week period

Jordan Jay Ward, 20, is wanted Canada-wide for manslaughter. (Calgary police photo)
UPDATE: ‘Suspicious’ man seen in Parksville woods not manslaughter suspect

Hikers say he resembled Jordan Jay Ward, wanted Canada-wide

Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry arrives for briefing on the COVID-19 situation, B.C. legislature, Oct. 26, 2020 (B.C. government)
B.C. records 217 more COVID-19 cases, mask use urged

Infection spike continues, 21 senior facilities affected

BC Liberal Leader Andrew Wilkinson leaves the stage after announcing he is stepping down as party leader, during a news conference in Burnaby, B.C., on Monday, October 26, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Too rural, not enough diversity, soul searching needed, say BC Liberals

Elections BC says there are about 600,000 mail-in and absentee ballots across the province still to count

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau makes his way to provide an update on the COVID pandemic in Ottawa on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020. Canada has reached a grim milestone in the COVID-19 pandemic, surpassing 10,000 novel coronavirus deaths. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Alberta COVID deaths pushes Canada past milestone of 10,000 deaths

Canada crossed the threshold of 5,000 deaths on May 12, a little over two months after the first was reported

An elderly woman wearing a face mask to curb the spread of COVID-19 walks past an advertisement for a television series in Vancouver, B.C., Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
B.C. has been under a COVID-19 state of emergency for more than half the year

Province has been under a state of emergency for 32 weeks – and counting

Los Angeles Dodgers celebrate after defeating the Tampa Bay Rays 3-1 to win the baseball World Series in Game 6 Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
L.A. Dodgers beat Rays 3-1 to win 1st World Series title since 1988

National League champs claim crown in six games

Seven-year-old Aaliyah Rosa was found dead in an apartment in Langley in July. (Langley Advance Times files)
Child’s body cold, no pulse: Off-duty cop testifies in Langley mother’s murder trial

The seven-year-old girl’s mother faces a first-degree murder charge

A picture of John taken at Children’s Hospital Vancouver last week. Photo courtesy, Alicia Sewid.
RCMP investigating after young boy run over by SUV in Campbell River parking lot

The seven-year-old has multiple injuries including a broken pelvis and was admitted to Children’s Hospital in Vancouver

People march during a climate strike in Montreal, Friday, Sept. 27, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
Judge rejects 15 youths’ climate change lawsuit against Canadian government

Justice Michael Manson has granted the government’s motion to strike the plaintiffs’ claim

Most Read