The vacuum was taken from Lowe’s Home Improvement around 7 p.m. on April 7, according to a police media release.
A resident was scammed out of over $30,000 after responding to a Microsoft virus pop up and allowing remote access to their computer on March 28.
During this time period the Oceanside RCMP received 255 complaints, including a potted Bonsai tree reported stolen in the 400 block of Yambury Road, Qualicum Beach.
During this time period Oceanside RCMP received 226 complaints, including a boat and trailer stolen, and later recovered by RCMP, in Parksville.
A Nanaimo man is reeling after having his prized guitar and years of memories stolen during a recent break-in to his detached garage.
During this time period the Oceanside RCMP received 190 complaints, including $6,000 in damages to seven windows of a Parksville school.
ICBC claims for catalytic converter thefts in B.C. climbed from 89 in 2017 to 1,953 in 2021. Claim costs for catalytic converters during the same time increased from $356,950 to $4,059,081.
Three pieces of art were stolen during a break and enter to an art gallery in Coombs.
During this time period the Oceanside RCMP received 221 complaints, including a Canada Post box broken into in the Qualicum Beach area.
During this time period the Oceanside RCMP received 224 complaints, including break and enter incidents reported in Deep Bay, Errington, Parksville and Qualicum Beach.

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