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Parksville Qualicum Beach crime report: Are you missing your sword and sheath?

Oceanside RCMP have details on unique discovery
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Oceanside RCMP received 218 complaints the week of Jan. 2-8.

Some of the incidents included:

Jan. 2

• A red Nakamura mountain bike was found in the 100 block of Ford Avenue, Parksville. Contact Oceanside RCMP during regular business hours to claim.

• A business break-and-enter was reported in the 3500 block of Island Highway West, Qualicum. Estimated damages of $2,000 to replace door and frame.

Jan. 3

• A 24-inch sword and sheath was found in the area of Middleton Avenue, Parksville. Contact Oceanside RCMP during regular business hours to claim.

Jan. 4

• A counterfeit Canadian $100 bill was accepted by a business in the Parksville area.

• A business break-and-enter was reported in the 1300 block of Valley Road, Parksville. A catalytic converter was noted stolen from a vehicle as well as 250 feet of copper wire.

• A building was vandalized in the 100 block of Hirst Avenue West, Parksville. A wooden railing was noted burnt nearby.

• B.C. licence plate JG5272 was reported stolen from a vehicle in the 1300 block of Alberni Highway, Parksville.

• B.C. licence plate R24507 was reported stolen in the 1400 block of Alberni Highway, Parksville.

• A black leather duffle bag containing new men’s clothing was found in the 800 block of Retegno Avenue, Parksville. Contact Oceanside RCMP during regular business hours to claim.

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Jan. 5

• Propane was reported stolen from a business in the 3600 block of Alberni Highway, Whiskey Creek.

Jan. 6

• A 35-year-old Rolex GMT Master II Coke watch was lost in the 700 block of Jones Street, Qualicum Beach. Contact Oceanside RCMP during regular business hours if found.

Jan. 7

• A catalytic converter and fuel were reported stolen from a vehicle in the 1000 block of Ravensbourne Avenue, Qualicum Beach.

• A B.C. licence plate validation sticker, 78534767, expiry 2022-09-29, was reported stolen from a vehicle in the 200 block of First Avenue, Qualicum Beach.

• A B.C. licence plate validation sticker, 98340964, expiry 2022-11-15, was reported stolen from a vehicle in the 1400 block of Island Highway West, Nanoose Bay.

Jan. 8

• A catalytic converter was reported stolen from a vehicle in the area of Laburnum Road and Claymore Road West, Qualicum Beach.

If you see a crime in progress, call 911. The Oceanside RCMP non-emergency number is 250-248-6111 (extension 7). The detachment is located at 421 Pym St. North, Parksville, with public business hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 a.m., Monday to Friday, except holidays.

— NEWS Staff, submitted

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