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RCMP Weekly Crime Blog

On the evening of July 7th the Comox Valley RCMP were called to a three vehicle collision on Comox road near Bayside road in Comox.

The investigation revealed that two vehicles braked suddenly for a deer that came onto the roadway but a third vehicle failed to stop. The female driver of the third vehicle was found to have been consuming alcohol and failed a roadside screening devise.

The woman was issued an Immediate Roadside Prohibition for 90 days and had her vehicle towed and impounded for 30 days.

On the evening of July 7th police entered into an investigation of found explosives. A pedestrian had located a partial stick of dynamite and two blasting caps on the Rotary Trail between 19th street and 17th street in Courtenay.

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The area was searched by an explosive search dog but nothing further was located. This incident could have had far different results had the explosive been activated. RCMP is asking the public for any information into the origin of the explosives or who is responsible for leaving them in an unsecured public area. If you have any information please contact the Comox Valley RCMP at 250-338-1321.

On July 13th police were called to a property in the area of the 8100 block of Island highway N to a report of found dirt bikes. The called stated that there were two dirt bikes stashed in the bush. The investigation revealed that the two dirt bikes had been stolen in the Campbell River area recently. Both bikes have been returned to their owner.

Police received a report of a theft of a Honda generator from the air park on July 5th. The generator is valued at approximately $1400.00.

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