Oceanside RCMP received 259 complaints the week of Nov. 3-9.
Some of the incidents included:
A resident lost their wallet at a business in the 800 block of Island Highway West, Parksville, and it was later returned intact to the Oceanside RCMP.
A communication box on Allsbrook Road, Parksville, was opened. No damage was apparent.
A vehicle was reported stolen from a business in the 400 block of Stanford Avenue East, Parksville. Vehicle was recovered in Campbell River by RCMP.
A vehicle was reported rummaged through in the 100 block of Cooper Place, Parksville. There was no damage and nothing reported missing.
A local resident reported a call from someone purporting to be from Service Canada asking for their banking information and social insurance number. This is a scam call as Service Canada would not call for this information.
Fuel was reported syphoned from a vehicle in the 2600 block of Island Highway West, Parksville.
A 10-inch speaker was found in the 600 block of Foxtail Avenue, Parksville, and turned in the RCMP. If this is yours contact Oceanside RCMP at 250-248-6111 during regular business hours.
A male tried to pass a counterfeit US$100 bill at a business in the 300 block of Island Highway East, Parksville.
A male tried to pass a counterfeit US$100 bill at a business in the 700 block of Memorial Avenue, Qualicum Beach.
Some fishing tackle and compact discs were reported stolen from an unlocked vehicle at Cameron Lake.
A B.C. vehicle plate BH760M was reported missing from a vehicle in the 200 block of Garden Road West, Qualicum Beach.
A red beach fold-up cart values at $90 was reported stolen from a business in the 100 block of Morison Avenue, Parksville.
A one-metre tall bronze coloured statute of St. Francis was reported stolen from a residence in the 1200 block of Prestwick Place, Parksville.
A counterfeit US$100 dollar bill was accepted by a business in the 100 block of Corfield Street North, Parksville.
A break-and-entre was reported at a business in the 100 block of Alberni Highway, Parksville. A safe, containing cash, was stolen.
A counterfeit CN$50 was accepted by a business in the 300 block of Island Highway West, Parksville.
An Evinrude 9.9-HP motor, Honda 3000 generator, Brad nailer, Husky chainsaw and a Snap-On tool chest containing tools were reported from a property in the 1200 block of Station Road, Coombs.
A bike trailer with a boat motor attached was found in the ditch on Kincade Road, Qualicum Beach. If it is yours please contact Oceanside RCMP at 250-248-6111 during regular business hours.
A battery was stolen from a scooter parked outside on a residence in the 400 block of Morison Avenue, Parksville.
A purse was stolen from a business in the 300 block of Island Highway West, Parksville, and a bank card subsequently used to with draw funds
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 Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.