Parksville Qualicum Beach crime report: Thieves steal an umbrella, ash tray, used cigarette butts, dog treats

Graffiti, other vandalism also among 225 complaints received by RCMP from Dec. 22-28

Oceanside RCMP received 225 complaints during the week of Dec. 22-28.

Some of the incidents included:

Dec. 22

• A vehicle’s rear hinged window was reported damaged in the 200 block of Jensen Avenue East, Parksville.

Dec. 23

• A vehicle was reported to have been vandalized with black paint in the 1400 block of Beaver Creek Warf Road, Nanoose Bay.

• A sanitation pay station was reported broken into and damaged in a local provincial park.

• A black umbrella was reported stolen from an unlocked vehicle in the 700 block of Phillips Street, Parksville.

• A Christmas laser light decoration was reported stolen in the 100 block of Sylvan Crescent, Parksville.

• A Leatherman knife valued at $100 was reported stolen from one of two unlocked vehicles in the 600 block of Phillips Street, Parksville.

• A garage door and a neighbouring shed was reported to have been sprayed with graffiti in the 1700 block of Sangster Crescent, Nanoose Bay.

• A fence was reported to have been sprayed with graffiti in 1500 block of Madrona Drive, Nanoose Bay.

• A white 2000 Ford Focus, B.C. plate KA9-99G, was reported stolen from the 1500 block of Island Highway East, Nanoose Bay.

• Theft of mail from a super mail box was reported in 1300 block of Island Highway East, Nanoose Bay.

• A vehicle and shipping container were tagged with black paint in the 1700 block of Sangster Crescent, Nanoose Bay.

READ MORE: Parksville Qualicum Beach crime report: Crooks steal Christmas tree, vape juice, donation box

Dec. 24

• Damage to children’s park signage valued at approximately $100 was reported in the 100 block of Island Highway East, Parksville.

• A water pump and three batteries were reported stolen over the past three weeks from a property in the 1300 block of Alberni Highway, Parksville.

• A building was reported tagged with black spray paint in the 1700 block of Sangster Crescent, Nanoose Bay.

• Burnt cigarette butts, six small plants and a glass ornament was reported stolen from the porch of a property in the 400 block of Martindale Road, Parksville.

• An unlocked vehicle was reported rummaged through in the 600 block of Pym Street North, Parksville.

Dec. 26

• A possible business break-and-enter was reported in the 1100 block of Herring Gull Way, Parksville.

• A B.C. licence validation sticker was reported stolen from a vehicle in the 1100 block of Fair Road, Parksville.

READ MORE: Thief pilfers chainsaw but leaves behind child’s tablet

Dec. 27

• Various buildings, garbage cans and light standards were reported to have been sprayed with graffiti in the 400 block of Despard Avenue West, Parksville.

• A storage area was reported broken into in the 100 block of Middleton Avenue, Parksville.

• Cigarettes, an ash tray and dog treats were reported stolen from a property in the 200 block of Evergreen Street, Parksville.

• A B.C. licence validation sticker was reported stolen from a vehicle in the 700 block of Hollywood Road, Qualicum Beach.

Dec. 28

• A wallet, garage door opener, clothing and keys were reported stolen from a vehicle in the 100 block of Corfield Street, Parksville. There was no damage to vehicle.

• A silver-coloured ash tray was reported stolen from a patio in the 200 block of Evergreen Street, Parksville.

• Sunglasses, change, an e-cigarette and vehicle registration was reported stolen from a vehicle in the 100 block of Weld Street, Parkville.

• A tire was slashed on a vehicle in the 700 block of Island Highway East, Parksville.

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.

— NEWS Staff

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