Parksville Qualicum Beach crime report: Thieves target homes, unlocked vehicles

Oceanside RCMP received 270 complaints during the week of Sept. 15-21

Oceanside RCMP received 270 complaints during the week of Sept. 15-21.

Some of the incidents included:

Sept. 15

• A white Corona bicycle with custom PUP H2O holder, PRP grips and valued at $500 was reported stolen from a residence in the 500 block of Village Way, Qualicum Beach.

Sept. 16

• Gift cards were reported stolen from an unlocked vehicle in the 600 block of Ashcroft Place, Parksville.

• Two vehicles were reported rummaged through in the 800 block of Aberdeen Drive, Parksville. Nothing reported damaged or stolen.

• Two Stealth Cam trail cams were reported stolen from Outrigger Road and Dolphin Drive, Nanoose Bay.

• A thief was reported to have removed a wallet and cellphone from an unlocked vehicle in the 700 block of Philips Street.
• A vehicle was reported rummaged through in the 800 block of Aberdeen Drive, Parksville.

• A mailbox was reported broken into in the 2300 block of Andover Road, Nanoose Bay.

• Unlocked vehicles were reported to have been rummaged through in the 800 block of Temple Street, Parksville. Nothing was reported stolen.

• An electronic scale was found in the 200 block of McVickers Street, Parksville and turned into Oceanside RCMP.

• A vehicle was reported rummaged through in the 700 block of Phillips Street, Parksville. Nothing was reported stolen.

READ MORE: RCMP nab 51-year-old man following break-in at Nanoose Bay business

Sept. 17

• A vehicle was reported rummaged through in the 5200 block of Island Highway West, Qualicum Beach. Nothing was reported stolen.

• A local resident reported an abandoned vehicle on Horne Lake Road that turned out to have been stolen from Campbell River earlier.

Sept. 18

• A residence was unlawfully entered on 1700 block of Admiral Tryon Blvd, Nanoose Bay. Several thousand dollars’ worth of tools were reported stolen.

• A male was reported stealing parts from a vehicle used for training purposes in the 200 block of Hobbs Road, Qualicum Beach.

• A Dewalt 20V power tool, Sawzall cordless drill were among items reported stolen from a vehicle in the 500 block of Juniper Drive, Qualicum Beach. The owner’s name was written on the stolen items.

• A resident in the 600 block of Ashcroft Place, Parksville, reported a person checking door handles. Video has been turned over to the RCMP.

• An unlocked vehicle was reported rummaged through in the 5100 block of Thompson Clarke Drive West, Bowser.

READ MORE: House shot at; thieves steal trailer, satellite dish, roofing machine

Sept. 19

• Black sunglasses, a lug nut and a lighter were reported stolen from a vehicle in the 200 block of Valdez Avenue, Qualicum Beach. Entry might have been gained through windows that were left down.

Sept. 20

• A wallet was reported stolen from an unlocked vehicle in the 600 block of Soriel Road, Parksville.

• A B.C. trailer plate UDY86A was reported stolen from a property in the 1100 block of Lee Road East, Parksville.

Sept. 21

• Graffiti was sprayed on a public building in the 100 block of Jensen Avenue East, Parksville. A male and a female have been captured on surveillance cameras.

If you see a crime in progress, call 911. If you have information regarding an incident please 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 1-800-222-8477

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