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Truck with goods stolen

  • Oct. 13, 2011 2:00 p.m.

Truck with goods stolen

Campbell River RCMP received a report of a theft of vehicle from the area of Hamm Road near the Inland Island Highway at 8:00 a.m last Saturday. The owner reported that sometime overnight his 2007 grey Ford F150 truck with B.C. plate number DF9879 was stolen. The truck also had several thousand dollars worth of tools and logging gear in it. Anyone with information on this offence is asked to contact the Campbell River RCMP.

Citizen’s arrest

Campbell River RCMP received a report that a male was being held against his will at a residence in the area of Alder Street and 2nd Avenue at 10:45 p.m. last Saturday. However, investigators discovered that two males had entered a shed on the property with the intent of stealing items, and the property owner had discovered and apprehended the culprits. The two men were arrested, and charges of break and enter with intent are being recommended.

Attempted robbery

A man attempted a robbery from the Service BC office on Ironwood Street at 4:05 p.m. on Tuesday. Investigators determined that the lone male suspect entered the premises, jumped over the counter, and was attempting to grab cash when more employees came out. The suspect then fled out the door and left in a red Mazda pick-up truck. At 4:50 p.m. officers located a stolen red Mazda pick-up truck at the end of 8th Avenue. This vehicle had the ignition punched and had been stolen from Nanaimo on Oct. 10.  The suspect in is described as a Caucasian male approximately six foot four inches tall, wearing a beige v-neck hoodie and khaki pants. His face was covered during the offence and he was wearing gloves.