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A suspect in a break-and-enter and assault in Qualicum Beach was seen fleeing the scene in a 2012 white Mitsubishi RVR similar to this one, noted Oceanside RCMP, who circulated this photo this week. RCMP later found the vehicle in Nanaimo.

RCMP find suspected getaway vehicle in Nanaimo after assault in Qualicum

Break-and-enter was interrupted Thursday on Judges Row

A suspect in a break-and-enter and assault in Qualicum Beach was seen fleeing the scene in a 2012 white Mitsubishi RVR similar to this one, noted Oceanside RCMP, who circulated this photo this week. RCMP later found the vehicle in Nanaimo.
Motorcyclist dies after crashing into bus in Parksville

Motorcyclist dies after crashing into bus in Parksville

Police investigating fatal collision

Motorcyclist dies after crashing into bus in Parksville
RDN adds monitoring stations to collect climate data

RDN adds monitoring stations to collect climate data

Climate station in upper Nanoose Creek watershed a partnership with Island Timberlands

RDN adds monitoring stations to collect climate data
Two bus routes in Qualicum Beach will be free for August and September. — Lauren Collins photo

Free bus rides in Qualicum Beach starting this month

Initiative will run for two months on two routes

Two bus routes in Qualicum Beach will be free for August and September. — Lauren Collins photo
RDN Transit reported this month on right-sizing of the fleet, electric buses, and three-position bike racks. NEWS BULLETIN file photo

RDN Transit will look into electric buses for its next fleet

Exploring options for electric buses over the next decade was discussed in an RDN report this month

RDN Transit reported this month on right-sizing of the fleet, electric buses, and three-position bike racks. NEWS BULLETIN file photo
Oceanside RCMP arrest a 44-year-old man at gun point who stormed into the office of Jett Auto Auction on Allsbrook Road in Parksville. Submitted photo

Witness recounts confrontation with machete-wielding man

Suspect storms into Parksville business and later a home with woman, two young children

Oceanside RCMP arrest a 44-year-old man at gun point who stormed into the office of Jett Auto Auction on Allsbrook Road in Parksville. Submitted photo
Man steals motorcycle in Parksville, employee gives chase to Lantzville

Man steals motorcycle in Parksville, employee gives chase to Lantzville

Employee takes down thief on Superior Road

Man steals motorcycle in Parksville, employee gives chase to Lantzville
Parksville assault suspect caught with drugs, cash

Parksville assault suspect caught with drugs, cash

Oceanside RCMP make arrest on Shelly Road June 1

Parksville assault suspect caught with drugs, cash
There was a workplace fatality in the Parksville industrial area Monday afternoon (June 4). The BC Coroners Service is currently investigating. — Google Maps

Coroners Service investigating workplace death on Vancouver Island

City of Parksville says a subcontracted truck driver died while delivering a shipment of steel beams

There was a workplace fatality in the Parksville industrial area Monday afternoon (June 4). The BC Coroners Service is currently investigating. — Google Maps
RCMP seize multiple firearms from ‘well-known’ Parksville residence

RCMP seize multiple firearms from ‘well-known’ Parksville residence

Investigation ongoing, charges expected

RCMP seize multiple firearms from ‘well-known’ Parksville residence
A multi-vehicle incident stopped traffic near the orange bridge Thursday, May 24. — Lauren Collins photo

Three-vehicle crash stalls traffic at orange bridge in Parksville

Truck veers into oncoming traffic after left-side axle ‘tore off’

A multi-vehicle incident stopped traffic near the orange bridge Thursday, May 24. — Lauren Collins photo
UPDATE: RCMP nab alleged Island bank robber

UPDATE: RCMP nab alleged Island bank robber

Stolen vehicle also recovered, police announce

UPDATE: RCMP nab alleged Island bank robber
Oceanside RCMP catch suspect mid-break-in

Oceanside RCMP catch suspect mid-break-in

Police believe suspect was on a crime spree in Parksville neighbourhood

Oceanside RCMP catch suspect mid-break-in
Pictured above is a counterfeit $100 bill seized by Oceanside RCMP Wednesday, May 2. Oceanside RCMP photo

Suspects cut up $5 bills to create counterfeit $100 bills

Oceanside RCMP receive three reports of suspects trying to pass fake bills at shops

Pictured above is a counterfeit $100 bill seized by Oceanside RCMP Wednesday, May 2. Oceanside RCMP photo
A young adult cougar was spotted on a path leading to the Englishman River Estuary at about 10 a.m. Tuesday morning, May 1, 2018. — Gary Walinga photo

Cougar spotted on Parksville trail

Big cat seen near Englishman River estuary Tuesday morning

A young adult cougar was spotted on a path leading to the Englishman River Estuary at about 10 a.m. Tuesday morning, May 1, 2018. — Gary Walinga photo
Police in Oceanside seize cannabis product resembling candy
Police in Oceanside seize cannabis product resembling candy
Parksville resident interrupts break-and-enter

Parksville resident interrupts break-and-enter

Two break-ins reported in the same day on the same street

Parksville resident interrupts break-and-enter
Prolific Parksville graffiti tagger spotted by surveillance camera

Prolific Parksville graffiti tagger spotted by surveillance camera

23-year-old faces multiple mischief charges after second arrest in a month

Prolific Parksville graffiti tagger spotted by surveillance camera
Witnesses provide clues as Oceanside RCMP make arrest, recover stolen tools

Witnesses provide clues as Oceanside RCMP make arrest, recover stolen tools

Suspect had stashed tools near construction site

Witnesses provide clues as Oceanside RCMP make arrest, recover stolen tools
12 guns stolen in Nanoose Bay break and entry

12 guns stolen in Nanoose Bay break and entry

Incident happened April 2 in the 3,000 block of Matthew Road

12 guns stolen in Nanoose Bay break and entry