Weekly Crime Blog from RCMP
On May 20th police attended a three vehicle collision at the intersection of the Old Island Highway and Ryan road in Courtenay. The investigation revealed that a full sized pickup drove into the back of a car stopped for the Red light which in turn pushed that vehicle into a third. One minor injury was reported and the driver of the pickup was charged under the Motor Vehicle act.
Police received a report of a theft of a 40 – 50 inch Samsung TV from the Comox mall on May 20th. The suspected is described as a white male in his early 20’s, is about 5’11”, 200 pounds and was wearing Black pants and a White shirt. If you know this male or have any information about this theft you are asked to contact Cst. N. Bandet of the Comox Valley detachment at 250-338-1321.
On May 22nd police responded to a report of an alarm at the Joe Klassen’s Grill located on the 2400 block of Cliffe Avenue in Courtenay. Entry was gained by smashing a window and once inside the thief targeted the till. This investigation is continuing.
Police took a report of a theft from an unlocked shed on the 2000 block of Bolt Avenue in Comox. Someone stole a large pressure washer that was on wheels.
On May 23rd police responded to a report of a female pulling a knife and demanded money and cigarettes from the store clerk at the Shell Gas bar located on Ryan road in Courtenay. The female was located shortly after near her residence and was arrested for Robbery. The 52 year old woman will be appearing in court at a later date.
A break, enter and theft was reported to police on May 24th at 06:45 AM from a resident on the 1000 block of 16th street in Courtenay. It is reported that the break and enter occurred during the early morning hours while the people in the residence were asleep. The point of entry to the residence was the unlocked basement door. Several items were stolen.