During this time period the Oceanside RCMP received 214 complaints, including illegal log harvesting reported on private land.
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-A blue duffle bag containing tools including a Shop Works skill saw was found in the 900 block of Wallys Way, Parksville, on Feb. 8.
-A suspicious vehicle was reported following children and offering a ride in the Meadowood area, Qualicum Beach, on Feb. 8.
Break and enter
-A business break and enter was reported in the 100 block of Second Avenue West, Qualicum Beach, on Feb. 8. A broken window was noted in addition to missing money and a Samsung Galaxy tablet.
-A secured compound break and enter was reported in the 200 block of Corfield Street North, Parksville, on Feb. 8. Three utility trailers had locks cut and some contents noted missing.
-A resident reported being scammed out of tens of thousands of dollars in an online Bitcoin scam in Parksville, on Feb. 9.
Illegal log harvesting
-Illegal log harvesting on private land was reported between Inland Island Highway and Gray Road, Qualicum Beach, on Feb. 11.
-A rental portable furnace and propane tank were reported stolen from a construction site in the 600 block of Briarwood Drive, Parksville, on Feb. 8.
-Pink boxing gloves, sunglasses and reading glasses were reported stolen from an unlocked vehicle in the 1000 block of Island Highway West, Parksville, on Feb. 8.
-A secured lock box was reported stolen in the 200 block of Island Highway West, Parksville, on Feb. 10.
-A Grayco child car seat valued at $300 was reported stolen from an unlocked vehicle in the 100 block of Hamilton Avenue, Parksville, on Feb. 12.
-A prowler was reported to have damaged an electrical shed in the 1100 block of Smithers Road, Parksville on Feb. 12.
-A residential window was reported smashed with a rock in the 200 block of Jensen Avenue East, Parksville on Feb. 12. A male was identified on surveillance video and subsequently arrested.
-A vehicle was reported vandalized in the 400 block of Craig Street, Parksville, on Feb. 13. The driver’s side door lock was noted damaged.
-A night-time prowler was reported in the 700 block of Canyon Crescent Road, Qualicum Breach, on Feb. 7.
-Night-time male prowlers were reported in the 600 block of Ashcroft Place, Parksville, on Feb. 8.
-A night-time prowler was reported in the 2400 block of Garry Oak Drive, Nanoose Bay, on Feb. 9.
-A prowler was reported rummaging though a vehicle in the 100 block of Jensen Avenue, Parksville, on Feb. 12. Police arrived and arrested one male.