The following are crimes that remain unsolved in Nanaimo and need the public's assistance in solving
1. Nanaimo file # 2013-32540 Sometime between Friday December 6th and Monday December 9th a building adjacent to Laird Wheaton Pontiac was broken into and several thousand dollars of high end tires and rims were stolen.
2. Nanaimo file # 2013-33313 On Wednesday December 18th at approximately 2 AM, a man and women were awoken to find an intruder inside their Meredith St home. The home is located in the 2100 block. The suspect confronted the man and produced a knife before running out of the home and over a back fence. Prior to the confrontation the home was ransacked and items were taken. The suspect is described as Caucasian, 5 ft 10” with short dark cropped hair. He was wearing a grey hoodie and black gloves.
3. Nanaimo file # 2013-33563 On Friday December 20th a male was seen driving a quad on playing fields adjacent to John Barsby school. When confronted by a City of Nanaimo bylaw officer, the male drove off. The quad and male were last seen near Dogwood Rd.
4. Nanaimo file # 2013-33837 On Monday December 23rd a home located in the 2200 block of Highland Blvd was broken into. The front door was kicked in and several rooms were rummaged through. Taken were passports, an Ipad and jewelry . Also taken was a small unfinished pine box containing the ashes of a deceased parent. The box was wrapped in a forest green plastic bag, which read “Clayton’s crematorium” . Also taken was a gold chain and locket shaped like a heart. The chain was given to one of the home owners from her father in 1984. He has since passed. Engraved on the back of the heart is “Tracie Love Dad 84”
5. Nanaimo file # 2013-33988 Sometime between 3 AM and 4:30 AM on Wednesday December 25th the 7-11 located at 2875 Departure Bay Rd was broken into. The store is normally open 24 hours a day but was closed for Christmas Day. Surveillance video showed two males wearing black pants and black hoodies inside the store. The thieves attempted to break into the ATM but were unsuccessful. They then took several hundred dollars in lotto tickets before leaving.
6. Nanaimo file # 2013-34394 On Monday December 30th a storage locker located at 555 Franklyn St was broken into . It is believed the theft occurred within the last three weeks. Taken was a Jeenyus snowboard, bindings, boots and hockey gear, including Nike Ignite size 7 skates. Ten other lockers had also been broken into.