Nanaimo file # 2016-24261 On Sunday July 24th, a locker was pried open at 540 Stewart Ave. It did not appear anything was taken but in the past several weeks, there have been at least two reported break ins at the same location.
Nanaimo file # 2016-24562 Between Saturday July 23rd, and Sunday July 24th, a home at 384 Wakesiah Ave was broken into. The home is currently being renovated and a number of tools were taken. None of the tools were marked and serial numbers could be provided. This is a good reminder for all tradesmen and home owners to take the time to place an identifying mark on all tools and take a picture of them for future reference.
Nanaimo file # 2016-24670 Sometime overnight on Wednesday July 27th, a shed located at 1110 MacDonald Crescent was broken into. Taken was a new outboard motor, generator, power washer, impact wrench and grinder. No descriptive details or markings could be provided. Sheds are often preferred targets for criminals. Tools and garden tools need to be kept out of sight and stored in a locked shed at all times.
Nanaimo file # 2016-24860 Sometime overnight on Thursday July 28th, a red electric George Foreman grill was stolen from the back deck of 941 Beaufort Drive. Portable BBQ's should be secured at all times.
Nanaimo file # 2016-25055 On Saturday July 30th, a break in that occurred between July 21st, and July 30th, was reported at 675 Georgia Ave. When the home owners arrived home they found their house in shambles and many items missing. Some of the items taken included a 55 inch, 32 inch LG TV, a 30 inch Toshiba TV, Xbox360, Wii gaming system, Acer medium laptop with a "NEFS" sticker and a JVC cylindrical boom box. In the summer months criminals will often target homes that appear unoccupied as home owners are off on a vacation. Having an active Block Watch or just a friend come by and check on your home, can avoid these tragic situations from occurring.
Nanaimo 2016-25073 On Saturday July 30th, two bikes were stolen from a storage room at 775 Terminal Ave. The bikes were locked in a bike rack and the chain securing the bikes was cut. One bike is a red and white Specialized Stump Jumper. The other is a black and green Mount Vision 5. The Nanaimo RCMP is supporting Project 529, an app designed to reduce bike thefts and assist if your bike is stolen, find out more about this app by going to www.project529.com
Nanaimo file # 2016-25266 On Sunday July 31st, a white Giant Mountain bike with red and black lines was stolen from in front of 50 Anchor Way.