RCMP Crime Blog of the Week
During the early morning hours of July 2nd police were called to a report of a fire on the Courtenay Fish and Game club property at Comox Lake. A building was found to be totally engulfed in flame. This investigation is continuing to ascertain the possible cause.
On July 2nd police were called to a report of a disturbance at a residence on the 3800 block of James crescent in Black Creek. The investigation revealed that a male residing at that residence had threatened another man with a full length sword. The suspect was located and taken into custody after attempting to flee. The man was released on several conditions after attending court. The man will be appearing in provincial at a later date.
Police responded to an alarm at the Mad Man McKay store located at 2885 Cliffe Avenue in Courtenay on the morning of July 5th. Suspects pried open the back door to the business and made off with several electronic items. This investigation is continuing.
On the morning of July 5th police took a report of a theft of a 1992 Blue colored GMC pickup truck, BC licence # G55229, from the parking lot at 7162 Island highway S in Fanny Bay.
Police attended a report of mischief to vehicles near the Comox Valley Food Bank located on the 1400 block of McPhee Avenue in Courtenay. Sometime overnight someone had spray painted 9 vehicles and some garbage bins in the area. This investigation is continuing.
On July 6th police took a report of a two vehicle collision on Bevan road near the Pidgeon Lake road in the Cumberland area. The investigation revealed that a small purple colored Volkswagen Golf had run into the back end of a flat deck trailer and had then left the scene. The car will have extensive front end damage and was leaking fluid. No plates were visible on the Volkswagen.
If you have information about this vehicle or the driver you are asked to call Cpl. B. Matchett of the Comox Valley RCMP at 250-338-1321.