Mounties need assistance with unsolved 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 police at 250-754-2345 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or



Sometime between Jan. 30-31, a brass hot water tank and a 1948 cast iron bathtub were stolen from a porch of a home at 1085 Townsite Rd. Both items are recognizable due to their age.



On Jan. 31, a rock was thrown through the back window of a 2004 white Cadillac parked in the 2800 block of Glenayr Drive.


In mid- to late-December, while the homeowner was on vacation, jewelry was stolen from a home in the 1900 block of Bunker Hill Drive. The stolen items included: an 18k white gold ring with five diamonds; a yellow gold ring with emerald stone; a yellow gold locket and chain with five small pearls; and several pairs of silver fashion earrings.


Sometime overnight on Feb. 3, a black Nissan Xterra parked in the 1700 block of Meredith Road had its windows smashed. Nothing was taken from the vehicle.


On Feb. 5, a Ford Escape and 2010 Nissan Sentra parked in the  2700 block of Marvelle Place were broken into. An iPod, iPod charger, cash, phone charger and hockey skates were stolen.


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On Feb. 6, a blue 2007 Ford Ranger parked in front of 1125 Dufferin Cres. was broken into.

Thieves got into the vehicle by going through the canopy then smashing the rear glass. Nothing of value was taken.



On Feb. 5 at approximately 11:30 a.m., a camera was taken from a suitcase that had been dropped at off at the Departure Bay ferry terminal. The missing camera is a Canon Powershot.



Sometime overnight on Feb. 5, a vehicle parked in the 700 block of Shoreline Drive was broken into. iPod headphones, loose change and some CDs were stolen.


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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