Oceanside RCMP received 187 complaints the week of Dec. 26 to Jan. 1.
Some of the incidents included:
A vehicle was reported stolen in the 1000 block of Herring Gull Way, Parksville. Vehicle was recovered in Nanaimo on Dec. 29.
A vehicle was reported vandalized in the 4500 block of Callow road, Bowser6. Two tires were noted slashed and damage reported to roof.
A business break-and-enter was reported in the 400 block of Island Highway East, Parksville. A male was arrested nearby.
A Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC) duffel bag containing ski gear was reported to have fallen from a vehicle in the area of Chef Creek, Island Highway.
A vehicle was reported vandalized in the 200 block of Moilliet Street South, Parksville. The windshield was reported cracked and a wiper blade damaged.
A vehicle was reported rummaged through in the 300 block of Morison Avenue, Parksville. Two subjects were captured on video surveillance.
A grey Supercycle Storm Girls mountain bike was found in the 1200 block of Taylor road, Parksville. Contact Oceanside RCMP during regular business hours to claim.
A catalytic converter as reported stolen from a vehicle in the 900 block of Island Highway East., Parksville.
A silver Norco street bike was found in the 800 block of Jones Street, Qualicum Beach. Contact Oceanside RCMP during regular business hours to claim.
A green cast iron table and chairs were reported stolen in the 100 block of Morison Avenue, Parksville.
Two downriggers were reported stolen from a vessel moored in the 1000 block of Lee Road, Parksville.
Damage was reported in a vestibule of a business caused by a small fire in the 100 block of Alberni Highway, Parksville.
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