Thieves target vehicles, steal cameras and tools — Oceanside crime report Feb. 7–13

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During this time period the Oceanside RCMP received 226 complaints. 

-A light blue Supercycle bicycle with teal accents was found in the 100 block of Pym Street, Parksville, on Feb. 11. Contact Oceanside RCMP during regular business hours to claim.

-A prowler was reported trying vehicle door handles in the 600 block of Sandalwood Drive, Parksville, on Feb. 12.

Break and enter

-A residential break-and-enter was reported in the 700 block of Briarwood Drive, Parksville, on Feb. 7. A number of tools were noted missing.

-An outbuilding break-and-enter was reported in the 2300 block of Mcdivott Drive, Nanoose Bay, on Feb. 12. A Playstation 3, cigarettes and cleaning supplies were reported missing.

-A business break-and-enter was reported in the 1400 block of Industrial Way, Parksville, on Feb. 10. A number of storage units were reported damaged.


-Keys and a wallet were reported stolen from a vehicle in the 600 block of Tranfield Street, Parksville, on Feb. 7 and minor damage was noted to driver’s side window.

-A Nikon D810 camera, a Makita brushless impact drill and Makita cordless angle grinder were among items reported stolen from an unlocked vehicle in the 2700 block of Lana Road, Nanoose Bay, on Feb. 8.

-A Canon Mark 11 camera and accompanying accessories were reported stolen form a vehicle in the 2400 block of Apollo Drive, Nanoose Bay, on Feb. 8.

-A landscaper’s trailer was reported to have been stolen in the area of Brookfield Crescent and Alpine Drive, Parksville, on Feb. 9. The trailer was recovered a few hours later with a reported $5,000 worth of equipment missing.

-BC plate LM291N was reported stolen from a vehicle in the 2400 block of Island Highway East, Nanoose Bay, on Feb. 9 and replaced with a stolen plate.

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