POLICE BEAT

Bike and snowboard stolen

A grey ten speed TREK mountain bike and a white snowboard and boots were stolen from a residence in the 500 block of Alder Street on July 19. The value of the stolen items is over $1000. Anyone with information on this theft is asked to contact the Campbell River Detachment or Crimestoppers.

Radiators stolen

Four radiators were stolen from a business in the 1400 block of 16th Avenue on July 19. Entry was gained after the lock to the business compound was cut. Metal thefts continue to be problematic across Vancouver Island.

Electronics stolen

On July 19 a property owner in the 3700 block of South Island Highway discovered that their residence had been broken into the night before. The thieves made off with a television, laptop, and Playstation 3. Anyone with information on this crime is asked to contact the RCMP.

Man lurking in yards

Campbell River RCMP had a report of a suspicious male checking out yards in the 1000 block of Fir Street at 8:30 p.m. on July 19. Officers then found a 51-year-old man matching the description. This man, who recently moved to Campbell River, is being investigated for related offences.

Apartment broken into

Police received a report of a break in to an apartment in the 700 block of Island Highway on July 20. The tenant had her laptop, external hard drive, and iPod stolen. The investigation into this offence continues.

Grey truck stolen

On July 20 RCMP received a report of a stolen vehicle. The vehicle is a 1994 grey Dodge truck with a dent on the driver’s side, and licence plate, DF9903.

Car stolen

On July 22, police received a report of a vehicle stolen from the South Island Highway near Wavecrest. The vehicle is a 2006 four door, black Dodge Charger, displaying B.C. licence 068-THA. Anyone with information on this offence, or the vehicle location, is asked to contact the Campbell River RCMP or Crimestoppers.

Break and enter attempt failed

On July 22 a thief attempted to break and enter a shop in the 3700 block of Island Highway. The suspect tried to gain entry through a door and a window, but failed in both attempts.

Hit and run

On July 24 at 7:50 p.m. Campbell River RCMP responded to a hit and run. Witnesses said that the suspect driver appeared to be intoxicated and had fled the scene. Officers located the suspect and brought him to the detachment for a breathalyzer test. The suspect blew .360 mg, more than four times the legal limit. Criminal charges are being recommended.

Truck stolen

On a July 24 RCMP received a report of a vehicle stolen from the 1300 block of Shoppers Row. The vehicle is a 1994 two tone Blue Dodge Dakota Club Cab displaying B.C. licence BB0258. Anyone with information on the location of this vehicle or the persons responsible are asked to contact the RCMP.

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