Tips help police 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



On Oct. 1, a 2000 Pontiac Sunfire had eggs, syrup and olive oil poured on top of it. The vehicle was parked on James Edward Place. A witness told police a small red car was seen driving away from the Sunfire at approximately 5:30 a.m. that day.



On Oct. 1, a bicycle was reported stolen from a shed in the 300 block of St. George Street. The bike is a black Trek, 8.3 DS crossover. It has a rack on the back, bike pump attached and the serial number is WTU129C7679C.



On Oct. 4 at approximately 9 p.m., an adult male was verbally threatened by three youths as he came out of the 7-Eleven at University Village. The youths wanted the male to purchase them cigarettes and when he refused they harassed and threatened to beat him up. The suspects were approximately 14-17 years old and were in the area for some time prior to the incident. The victim was unable to provide a description of the suspects.



On Oct. 3, a diamond ring was turned into the front counter of the Nanaimo RCMP detachment. It was found in the area of Fifth Street and Bruce Avenue It has an engraving on the side with a male’s name and contains a number of diamonds in a variety of sizes.



On Oct. 4, four tires were reported stolen from a truck parked on Komoqua Street. The complainant told police his sister saw a Caucasian male pull into his driveway then proceeded to load up four tires that were in his front yard. The male was approximately 40 years of age and was driving a beige pickup. The tires were 17-inch with aluminum rims. The incident took place on either Sept. 29 or Sept. 30.



On Oct. 5, a boat was stolen from the Boat Harbour Marine located on Kendall Road. The boat is a four-metre aluminum skiff with a 15hp Johnson motor.


2012-27584 Sometime after 4 p.m. on Oct. 6, a home at 60 Wakesiah Ave. was broken into. Entry was gained through the front door. A black HP laptop computer, a small box of passports and some cash were stolen.



On Oct. 9, a break-and-enter was reported at the Gracemed Clinic at 1629 Townsite Rd. A Toshiba laptop computer, model Satellite L750 with serial No. 5B444L31W was stolen.



On Oct. 9 at 9:20 a.m., a female jogger had her buttocks slapped by an unknown male as she jogged neared the intersection of Jingle Pot Road and Wellington Road. The suspect male is approximately 25 years of age, white with a shaved head. He was wearing a multi-colored sweater and red and black pants, possibly pyjamas.



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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