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Nanaimo RCMP investigating stolen excavator incident

Police said the owner believes the theft my have occurred between Nov. 12 and 14. The excavator is operated with a punch pad and once started, it could have easily been driven onto a nearby logging road, then transported away by a flat deck or other means, according to RCMP.

Nanaimo RCMP concerned about increase in child pornography offences

RCMP are concerned about an increase in the production and distribution of child pornography in Nanaimo, according to Insp. Lisa Fletcher. “We’ve reached a five year high on the number of files we have involving child pornography and it’s just heart-wrenching,” said Fletcher, who presented a report to city council on Nov. 2.

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