Nanaimo RCMP Media Advisory
Date of release- March 14th, 2016
Title: Unsolved crimes March 3rd to March 14th
1. Nanaimo file # 2016-6602 Sometime overnight on Thursday March 3rd, an outdoor shed located at the Nanaimo Hornets Rugby club on Dover Rd was broken into. Taken was a gas powered pressure washer, 2 lawn mowers and miscellaneous garden tools.
2. Nanaimo file # 2016-6555 Sometime overnight on Thursday March 3rd, an unlocked vehicle parked at 673 6th St was entered. Taken was a wallet and Samsung phone. 40 percent of all vehicles broken into are unlocked. Wallets are often left in vehicles and this if the first item thieves look for.
3. Nanaimo file # 2016-6541 Sometime overnight on March 3rd, deck chairs were stolen from 2510 Glenayr Drive. The chairs were white wrought iron with orange and yellow cushions.
4. Nanaimo file # 2016-6917 On Sunday March 6th, a locked bicycle room at 154 Promenade Drive was broken into. Taken were 2 Bionex Electric bikes: one was a black and grey Trek and the other, a blue white Giant with a battery.
5. Nanaimo file # 2016-7257 Sometime overnight after 8m on Wednesday March 9th, a boat parked on the street in front of 217 Concordia Place was broken into. Taken was a radar dome and display console. The radar is JVC model and the dome was white with a black and white console.
6. Nanaimo file # 2016- 7250 On Wednesday March 9th, a theft was reported from 1468 White Road. Taken was an ASTEK Yard Sentinel RC Electronic monitor/animal detector with a 50 foot cord. The monitoring system was plugged into the front of the house.
7. Nanaimo file # 2016-7235 On Wednesday March 9th, wire was stolen from 7 street lights in the area of Calinda St and Hammond Bay Road. Each of the street lights were opened at the bottom and the remaining wires were dangling and exposed. The stolen wire was a red, white and black #6 gauge and a green #8 gauge. The cost to repair and replace the wire is estimated to be $2000.
8. Nanaimo file # 2016-7666 On Saturday March 12th, at approximately 3:30 pm, a Flugal horn was stolen from Long and Mcquade located at 620 Comox Rd. A male and female are believed to be responsible for the theft. The male was arrested outside the business but the female nor the horn was located.