COMOX VALLEY, B.C. – A food delivery worker was allegedly assaulted by a woman on Oct. 8 after she became upset because the food took too long to arrive.
The victim reported the assault on the 1000-block of Cumberland Road.
The suspect is described as a Caucasian female with mid-length brown curly hair, about five-foot tall with a small build. The investigation is continuing as police work to identify the suspect.
The alleged food delivery assault was part of a busy first-half of October for Comox Valley RCMP.
On Oct. 3 at roughly 2:40 p.m., the Comox Valley RCMP Drug Section witnessed what they believed to be the purchase of a controlled substance in Courtenay.
Police officers approached the individuals and arrested both the buyer and the seller of the controlled substance.
Following this, police executed a search warrant on a vehicle and home.
Lucas Koper, 30, from the Comox Valley, has been charged with breaching his probation and possession of a controlled substance.
This investigation is ongoing with more charges expected.
Break and Enter
On Oct. 9, Comox Valley RCMP received a report of a break and enter to a home in the Mt. Washington community – except this was not the first break in to that residence.
The suspect(s) broke into the home for the first time sometime within the two weeks before the report; however it was not reported to police at that time.
The suspect(s) returned to the residence sometime after that for a second break and enter.
According to Comox Valley RCMP, it is likely that the suspect(s) entered the residence through an unlocked window.
Nothing appears to have been stolen and investigators are being assisted by the Integrated Forensic Identification Section. (2018-14371)
On Oct. 11, a business on the 1500-block of McPhee Avenue in Courtenay reported that the fence to their compound had been cut overnight.
This is the third time this has happened at the same business.
Stolen U-Haul Recovered in Comox
On Oct. 10, the Comox Valley RCMP recovered a truck which had been reported stolen from Nanaimo back in July.
The investigator is being assisted by the Integrated Forensic Identification Section as the investigation continues. (2018-14418)
For the second time in October, there has been a report of someone siphoning gas from vehicles parked at the Comox Valley Marina.
The Comox Valley RCMP are asking anyone in the area to be watchful and to call police and report any suspicious activity.
On Oct. 14, a member of the Comox Valley RCMP Municipal Traffic Section was conducting patrols on Vanier Drive in Courtenay when he spotted a vehicle which appeared to be travelling well over the posted speed limit.
The officer confirmed the vehicle was travelling 100 km/hr in a 50 km/hr speed zone. The driver was issued several violation tickets and the vehicle was impounded for seven days.