Multiple vehicles vandalized and tires slashed in Nanaimo’s Diver Lake area

Nanaimo RCMP report three incidents this week

Police in Nanaimo are dealing with multiple complaints of vehicle tires being slashed and doors keyed.

All three of the reported tire slashings happened between Monday and Wednesday in the Diver Lake area of the city.

According to Nanaimo RCMP, sometime between noon Monday and noon Tuesday a grey Honda CRV, parked in front of a home in the 2600 block of Willow Grouse Crescent had all four of its tires slashed and door panels keyed. There are no suspects or witnesses.

On Tuesday, between 5:30 and 10:30 p.m., a grey Mazda Protege, parked at the intersection of Starlight Trail and and Pheasant Terrace, had all of its tires slashed and door panels keyed. There are no suspects or witnesses to that incident either.

Also on Tuesday, sometime overnight, a black Ford Escape had all four of its tires slashed. As with the previous acts of vandalism, there are no suspects or witnesses.

Police also report that in another part of town on Wednesday, a vehicle owner discovered his golf clubs were gone Wednesday morning after he left them in his vehicle that was parked overnight on the 200 block of Craig Street. The set of golf clubs consisted of a black Rovic golf cart, white Ping golf bag, Ping G400 driver, Callaway Rogue three wood, three to six Ping hybrid clubs and seven to nine irons, pitching wedge and gap wedge, 56- and 60-degree SM6 Vokey wedges, Craz-e putter with Golf Pride 140-centimetre grip, 12 Titleist golf balls, golf gloves, black rain pants and a Precision NX7 Pro Slope golf laser rangefinder.

Anyone with information about these incidents is asked to call the Nanaimo RCMP non-emergency line at 250-754-2345.

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