Police need tips on 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 Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or to visit www.nanaimocrimestoppers.com.

 

2012-20609

On Aug. 1, a carpenter reported his tool belt missing. On or about July 23-24, the belt was lost somewhere between the Nanaimo RCMP detachment on Prideaux Street and Nanaimo Regional General Hospital.

 

2012-20892

On Aug. 3, a white and blue Suzuki dirt bike was stolen from a home in the 1000 block of Nanaimo Lakes Road. One unique feature on the bike is that the rear signal lights are mismatched.

 

2012-20826

On Aug. 3, eight coin-operated laundry machines at 645 Townsite Rd. were damaged. A number of coins were taken from the machines. Damage is estimated to be several thousand dollars.

 

2012-20853

On Aug. 3 between 3-6 a.m., a home in the 700 block of Bowman Drive was broken into. A laptop computer, cash and several cellphones were stolen.

 

2012-20941

On Aug. 4, a pizzeria in the north end of Nanaimo had several fraudulent purchases made. On four separate occasions – and from three different addresses – large orders of pizza were requested but never picked up. The phone used to make the orders was tracked to a home on Lasalle Drive.

 

2012-21255

On Aug. 7 at approximately 10 p.m., a break and enter was reported to the Buzz Coffee House on Uplands Drive. The front door to the business was smashed in and a 46-inch Samsung flat-screen TV was taken. About one hour prior to the break-in,  two males wearing hoodies were seen near the business in a four-door, eggplant-coloured sedan.

 

2012-21146

On Aug. 6 at approximately 1:30 a.m., a bicycle was reported stolen from a home in the 1600 block of Meredith Road. The suspect is described as a white male with dirty blonde hair and dark swim shorts. He was not wearing a shirt.

 

2012-21285

On Aug. 7, a Swagman bike rack was found on the front lawn of a home on Fielding Road. It had no identifiers on it.

 

2012-21241

On Aug. 7, a bicycle was reported stolen from the backyard of a home in the 300 block of Seventh Street. The theft occurred between 3:30-7:30 p.m. The bike is a spray-painted Free Agent BMX with a silver frame, orange tire rims and pedals, black handlebars and a purple Odi grip. Also taken was an orange and white full face shield quad helmet.

 

2012-21457

On Aug. 8, seven cellphones were stolen from London Drugs in Nanaimo North Town Centre. The suspects left in a black SUV, possibly a Lincoln. Two black males were seen in the vehicle.

 

2012-21805

On Aug. 11, a beige hardtop for a Mercedes 500 SL convertible was stolen from a garage in the 400 block of Victoria Road.

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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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