Police need tips to solve crimes

Nanaimo RCMP have a number of unsolved files which they hope the public can help solve.

Anyone with any information about the following crimes is asked to call Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or



Overnight on June 14, a break and enter occurred at A-1 Vacuum in Terminal Park shopping centre. Thieves forced open a rear door and took some cash from a cash register.



Overnight on June 16, three bicycles were stolen from a garage at a home in the 2400 block of Departure Bay Road. The bikes were a silver Norco Big Foot, a brown Kona Hauss and a brown Rocky Mountain.


Overnight on June 17, at least four vehicles parked on Wildlife Place were broken into.



Overnight on June 17, a 1989 Mazda 626, parked in the 1110 block of Seafield Crescent, had one of its tires slashed.



On June 19, two Scotty downriggers were stolen from a boat moored  offshore in the 2000 block of Pace Road off Holden Corso Road.



On June 21, an  employee of Harris Mazda, located at 2525 Bowen Rd., called to report that his black Haro S2 BMX mountain bike was stolen.


On June 22, a home  in the 4100 block of Apple Gate was broken into. The home was entered between 10- 11:30 p.m., and thieves gained entry through an unlocked bedroom window. A metal box and a silver Nikon Coolpix L5 was stolen.



On June 23, an electric guitar was stolen from a 1998 Honda Accord parked in the 400 block of Bruce Avenue. The guitar is a Les Paul epiphone.



Crime Stoppers will pay up to $2,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of any person responsible for these crimes.

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