(PQB News file photo)

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PQB crime report: Prowlers lurking in Nanoose Bay, Bowser and Qualicum Beach

Oceanside RCMP received 321 complaints in one-week period

Oceanside RCMP received 321 complaints the week of Aug. 1-6.

Some of the incidents included:

Aug. 1

• A night prowler was reported in the 100 block of Cochrane Road, Bowser.

• A catalytic converter was reported stolen from a vehicle in the area of Sherbrooke Road and Dolphin Road, Nanoose Bay.

• A residential window was reported broken in the 300 block of Craig Street, Parksville.

Aug. 2

• A business was reported sprayed with graffiti in the 100 block of Island Highway East, Parksville.

• Approximately $700 of general merchandise was reported stolen form a storage locker in the 1700 block of Meadowood Way, Qualicum Beach.

• A wallet was reported stolen from an unsecured locker in the 1100 block of Resort Drive, Parksville.

• A storage locker was reported vandalized in the 1700 block of Spirit Way, Qualicum Beach. No entry was noted gained.

• A wallet was reported stolen from an unlocked vehicle in the 200 block of Island Highway East, Parksville.

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Aug. 3

• A 1998 Harley Davidson motorcycle and a Stihl power saw and Echo power saw were reported stolen form a shed in the 800 block of Sohier Road, Parksville.

• B.C. licence plate 983GRW was reported stolen form a vehicle in the 100 block of Fourth Avenue East, Qualicum Beach.

• A Konas Yeehaw bicycle was reported stolen from the back of a vehicle in the 200 block of Jensen Avenue West, Parksville.

• A black and red Nitrous Supercycle mountain bike was found in the 400 block of Dogwood Street, Parksville. Contact Oceanside RCMP during regular business hours to claim.

• Golf clubs were reported stolen from a vehicle in the 500 block of Belyea Road, Qualicum Beach.

• A business was reported vandalized in the 100 block of Island Highway East, Parksville. The front door lock had glue placed in cylinder.

Aug. 4

• A business break-end-enter to an exterior electrical room was reported in the 100 block of Memorial Avenue, Parksville.

• Luggage was reported stolen from the back of a vehicle in the 1300 block of Parkhurst Place, Parksville.

• A wood chipper, snow blower, a touring bike and a tool box were reported stolen from a storage unit in the 1700 block of Country Road, Qualicum Beach.

• A night prowler was reported in the 1700 block of Ballenas road, Nanoose Bay.

• Both B.C. licence plates PN3195 were reported stolen from a vehicle in the 800 block of Wembley Road, Parksville.

Aug. 5

• A garage door opener and electrician hand tools were reported stolen from a vehicle in the 1600 block of Granite Road, Nanoose Bay. There was no damage to vehicle.

• A residential back door was reported damaged by a daytime prowler in the 200 block of Fifth Avenue West, Qualicum Beach.

• Two male prowlers were reported to have attempted to steal a locked bicycle in the 1500 block of Gracyn Drive, Nanoose Bay.

• A black Norco Bushpilot bicycle was reported stolen from the back of a vehicle in the 900 block of Glenhale Crescent, Qualicum Beach.

Aug. 6

• A nighttime prowler was reported in the 3800 block of Amberwood Lane, Nanoose Bay.

• A Norco Bushpilot bicycle was found in the 800 block of Island Highway West, Parksville. Contact Oceanside RCMP during regular business hours to claim.

• Pocket change, an utility knife and first aid kit were some of the items reported stolen from two unlocked vehicles in the 300 block Burnham Road, 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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