Thief makes off with $2,200 worth of plants from Parksville business — Oceanside Crime Report Oct. 17-23

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During this time period the Oceanside RCMP said it received 235 complaints, including a Canada Post mailbox reported damaged in the area of Horne Lake Road.

Stolen vehicle

-A 1992 white Jeep Cherokee, B.C. plate LF324K, was reported stolen in the area of Chatsworth Road, Qualicum Beach, on Oct. 18.

Theft

-A purse and contents were reported stolen from a patron of a business in the 300 block of Island Highway West, Parksville, on Oct. 18. A subject was identified and apprehended.

-A blue/black Marin Hawk Hill mountain bike was reported stolen in the 600 block of Soriel Road, Parksville, on Oct. 18.

-A catalytic converter was reported stolen from a vehicle in the 3500 block of Fairwinds Drive, Nanoose Bay, on Oct. 19.

-An engraved Swiss watch was reported stolen in the 100 block of Despard Avenue East, Parksville, on Oct. 20.

-A trespass of a business compound and theft of a light fixture was reported in the 1300 block of Alberni Highway, Parksville, on Oct. 21.

-Theft of a street sign was reported in the area of Qualicum Road and Sumac Drive, Qualicum Beach, on Oct. 23.

-Around $2,200 worth of plants were reported stolen from a business in the 200 block of Island Highway East, Parksville, on Oct. 23.  The male suspect used a blue Dodge van with B.C. Licence Plate NM8788 — the licence plate was reported stolen from the Duncan area. 

Vandalism

-A window was reported smashed in a gatehouse in Rathtrevor Provincial Park on Oct. 17.

-A building was reported egged in the 700 block of Island Highway West, Parksville, on Oct. 17.

-Graffiti was reported sprayed on a building in the 200 block of First Avenue West, Qualicum Beach, on Oct. 19. Damage estimated at $200.

-A Canada Post mailbox was reported damaged in the area of Horne Lake Road and Raymur Place, Qualicum, on Oct. 19. Nothing appeared to be stolen.

-A wire fence was reported damaged in the 400 block of Arbutus Street, Qualicum Beach, on Oct. 20.

-Trespassers were reported to have started a small fire under a set of stairs of a building in the 800 block of Island Highway West, Parksville, on Oct. 21.

-Panels to a fence were reported damaged in the 1300 block of Lanyon Drive, Parksville, on Oct. 22.

Prowlers

-A prowler was reported in the 1000 block of Perkin Place, Qualicum Beach, on Oct. 17.

-A prowler was reported in the 600 block of Doehle Avenue, Parksville, on Oct. 18.

-A car prowling was reported in the 300 block of Alberni Highway, Parksville, on Oct. 23.

Found – Contact Oceanside RCMP during regular business hours to claim.

-A Huawei tablet was found in the 700 block of Lilac Road, Parksville, on Oct. 18.

-A nine inch throwing knife was found in the 100 block of Despard Avenue, Parksville, on Oct. 20.

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