RCMP Crime Blog of the Week
On April 7th police officers were dispatched to a report of a motor vehicle incident where a vehicle had sheared off a hydro pole on Maple drive in Comox. The driver was located the next day and charged with failing to remain at the scene of an accident under the motor vehicle act.
A report of a stolen kayak was reported to police on April 7th. The owner reports that the bright Yellow Seaward Chilko kayak was stored at a residence on the 200 block of Webb road in Courtenay at the time of the theft.
On April 7th a report of a break, enter and commit was reported to police. A home owner on the 2300 block of Urquhart Avenue in Courtenay reported to coming home and finding that someone had entered the residence through an unlocked exterior window and once inside did mischief to electronic items.
This investigation is continuing.
On the afternoon of April 8th police attended to a motor vehicle collision between a car and a motorcycle on highway 19A in Union Bay. The investigation revealed that the car was entering the flow of traffic and failed to yield the right of way to the motorcycle which was north bound on highway 19A. The driver of the car was charged under the motor vehicle act.
The Comox Valley RCMP attended a report of a break, enter and theft that had occurred at a residence on the 2100 block of Quenville road in Courtenay on the night of April 10th. Unknown culprits entered the unlocked door to the house and once inside stole a purse.
During the early morning hours of April 11th police entered into a drinking and driving investigation after police stopped a woman suspected of consuming alcohol. The driver was given a 90 day immediate roadside prohibition and had her vehicle towed and impounded for 30 days.
On April 11th police entered into a break, enter and theft complaint from the Alano club located on the 500 block of 6th street in Courtenay. Stolen in this break in were cash and a cash register.
Police took a report of a stolen vehicle from a residence on the 2100 block of Regent road in Black Creek on April 11th. Stolen was a 1989 Gray Westfalia Van with BC licence plate 730HDJ.