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POLICE BEAT

Downriggers stolen

Browns Bay Resort staff discovered two Scotty Electric Downriggers were stolen at 11:20 a.m. on Tues. Sept. 20. The items had been on a boat that was stored at the resort. One of the downriggers had D.W. carved into it. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Campbell River RCMP or Crime Stoppers.

Break-in

A property owner in the 700 block of S. Island Highway reported a break and enter at his residence at 12:00 p.m. on Thurs. Sept. 22. He reported that someone had broken in though an unlocked bedroom window. The suspect(s) stole a small, old television and an assortment of medications.

Hit and run on Alder Street

A hit and run collision was reported on Alder Street near 7th Avenue at 1:55 a.m. on Wed. Sept. 21. A witness described how a pick-up had fled the scene after colliding with a parked vehicle. The suspect vehicle is described as a red Chevrolet pick-up with two dirt bikes in the box. Physical evidence left at the scene confirms that the pick-up has significant damage to the right front corner. Anyone with information on this offence is asked to contact the Campbell River RCMP or Crime Stoppers.

Items stolen from vehicle

A vehicle was broken into in the 700 block of Robron Road overnight between Thurs. Sept 22 and Fri. Sept. 23. The suspect had gained entry by breaking the vent window and stole a Pentax camera, a wallet, and some cash.

“Police remind the public to remove valuables from vehicles when they are unoccupied,” said Sgt. Craig Massey with the Campbell River RCMP in a news release.

Big theft

Campbell River RCMP received a report of a residential break and enter in the 2700 block of Rainbow Road at 12:30 p.m. on Thurs. Sept. 22. Investigators confirmed that entry was gained by forcing open a door. The suspect(s) stole two flat screen televisions, a PlayStation 3 console, a Hilti cordless drill, and a MacBook computer. Anyone with information is asked to contact Campbell River RCMP or Crime Stoppers.

Hit and run on Duncan Bay Main

Campbell River RCMP received a report of a hit and run on Duncan Bay Main at 12:45 p.m. on Fri. Sept. 23. A local resident had parked his white Ford Explorer while he walked his dog, and when he returned to his vehicle he saw that it had been struck and pushed over about five feet. The paint transfer suggests the suspect vehicle is blue.

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