Nanaimo police seek help on unsolved crimes

NANAIMO – RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance to solve a number of unsolved crimes.

Nanaimo RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance to solve a number of unsolved crimes.

Anyone with information on any of these files is asked to call Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345 or Crime Stoppers at 1-877-222-8477 or online at

File No. 2014-23322

Sometime between Aug.16-17, a 1999 ChrisCraft boat parked in a gravel lot at Anchorage Marina on Stewart Avenue was broken into. Suspects used a nearby ladder to access the boat then broke into a locked cabin. Two marine flare guns were taken, as well as a set of Fuji Stabscope binoculars, a grey Pelican marine case, four inflatable red Mustang life jackets and two duffle bags.

File No. 2014-23322

Sometime overnight Aug. 22 a theft occurred from a white Interstate utility trailer, parked in the 400 block of Nicol Street. Taken was a 1.2-metre Root chair valued at $400.

File No. 2014-23587

On Aug. 24, two break-ins were reported at the Esso Supershine, located at 2300 Northfield Rd. Suspects used a sledge hammer to smash open the coin drops causing more than $5,000 in damage. Video surveillance captured two males in a blue Chevrolet car with shiny silver rims.

File No. 2014-23591

On Aug. 24 a red Honda XL500 trail motorcycle was stolen from a barn, located in the 1500 block of White Road.

File No. 2014-23938

On Aug. 28, a white 2004 CPI Tracker scooter with Manitoba license 9EK85 was stolen from the front of a residence on Fillinger Crescent.

File No. 2014-24392

On Aug. 31 a theft was reported from a boat at 1956 Zorkin Rd. The theft most likely occurred within the past week. Taken was a Garmin GPS 378,  Humingbird wide vision fish finder, a pair of binoculars and a large green cloth tackle box full of tackle.

File No. 2014-24719

A theft occurred sometime overnight on Sept. 3 to a 1998 BMW Z3 convertible, parked on Poplar Street. The top on the convertible was slashed open , the glove box emptied and the dash was totally dismantled. Two other vehicles in the same lot were broken into on the same night.