Nanaimo police seek help solving crimes

NANAIMO – RCMP have a number of unsolved files which they hope the public can help solve.

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

No. 2013-24015 On Sept. 7, a female stole clothing from The Bay, located at Woodgrove Centre. She entered the store at approximately 5 p.m. and after allegedly picking up as many clothes as she could hold, ran out one of the exits. Most of the clothes were still on hangers when she left. She is described as a white female, 25-35 years of age, with long curly brown hair. She was wearing a purple plaid button shirt, blue jeans and sandals.

No. 2013-24804 Sometime overnight on Sept. 15, a vehicle with Washington plates parked outside of 2510 Glenayr Dr. was broken into. More than $2,000 in clothing and assorted items were taken. Some of the items taken included an REI miners headlamp, Lands End dufflebag, Eddie Bauer swimsuit, women’s Tilley hat and a women’s green Gortex jacket with purple trim.

No. 2013-25393 On Sept. 21, several vehicles parked on Glenayr Drive were broken into. Residents found numerous items strewn across the street in the vicinity of Glenayr at Haliday Crescent and Bay Street. Most of the vehicles were unlocked.

No. 2013-25377 On Sept. 21, a number of tools were stolen from a trailer parked in the backyard of a residence in the 5700 block of Malpass Road. Taken was a C&C router, wood lathe and other small assorted tools.

No. 2013-25452 On Sept. 21, an unknown person removed money from the till at Sound Heritage located at 33 Victoria Cres. At approximately 5 p.m., a scruffy looking male in his 50s walked into the store and when the owner was speaking with another customer, he is suspected of opening the till and taking an unknown amount of money before leaving the store. The suspect was wearing a bright yellow/green jacket, bright green shoes, jeans and a ball cap.

No. 2013-25332 On Sept. 22, a Nikon camera was stolen at Loudon Park. The owner was attending a rowing function at the lake when the theft occurred. The camera’s serial number is 5086880 and the lens serial number is 34392647.