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Truck stolen

Campbell River RCMP received a complaint of a vehicle theft from the 2500 block of Island Highway on Sunday. The complainant reported that culprits had cut a chain to access a secure compound, and stole a grey 1997 Ford F350 diesel truck, B.C. Licence DL8875. Investigators determined the thief or thieves could have gained access to the truck by breaking the passenger side window. Anyone with information on this offence is asked to contact the Campbell River RCMP or Crime Stoppers.

Stereo stolen on Cedar

Culprits broke into a Honda Civic parked on Cedar Street and removed a Clarion stereo, amplifier and subwoofer sometime during the night between last Friday and Saturday. Anyone with information on this offence is asked to contact the Campbell River RCMP or Crime Stoppers.

Ignitions stolen, cars not

Three vehicles parked on Spit Road were broken into during the preceding three days before the RCMP received the report last Thursday. Investigators determined that thieves had entered the vehicles and removed the ignitions from each. However, none of the vehicles were stolen.

White F150 stolen

Campbell River RCMP received a report that a vehicle had been stolen from Spit Road sometime overnight between Tues. Nov. 15 and Wed. Nov. 16. The vehicle is described as a white 1997 Ford F150, displaying B.C. Licence CW6778. A witness later saw the vehicle driven by a suspect who is described as a larger Caucasian male, wearing a grey shirt and a black hat. Anyone with information on this offence or the offender is asked to contact the Campbell River RCMP or Crime Stoppers.

Bike rider hit by car

Campbell River RCMP responded to a report of a motor vehicle collision at the intersection of 16th Avenue and Tamarac Street on Tues. Nov. 15 at 4:00 p.m. A 59-year-old man from Black Creek had been riding his bicycle approaching the intersection, when he was unable to stop for the red light and entered the intersection due to the wet conditions. He was struck by a vehicle being operated by a 17-year-old Campbell River female. The cyclist was transported to hospital for treatment of leg injuries. The driver was charged for operating a vehicle contrary to the restrictions of her licence.

Car B & E, papers stolen

Campbell River RCMP received a report that a Campbell river resident had her car broken into while parked at Discovery Harbour Mall on Nov. 14 at 12:10 p.m. Culprit(s) had broken the driver’s window out of her vehicle and removed keys and insurance papers. “With Christmas shopping now in full swing, theft from vehicles will increase. Area residents are reminded that purchased items in plain view are an invitation to criminals,” said Campbell River RCMP in a news release. “Please make every effort to place items of value in the trunk of your vehicle or in a secure compartment.”

RCMP are asking anyone with information on this offence to contact the RCMP.

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