Public can help with 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  information about the following crimes is asked to call Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or



On May 9 at 4:30 a.m., two people were seen breaking into mailboxes in the lobby of Country Club Manor apartments at 2460 Glen Eagle Cres. One of the suspects was a male about  5’5”. He was wearing grey sweatpants and a light blue jacket. Police attended along with police dog services but were unable to find the suspects.



Sometime between 10:30-11:30 a.m. on May 11, a wallet was stolen from a locker in the female change room at Beban Park Pool. A short time later the wallet was found in the nearby play fields. The only items missing were some gift cards and cash.



For the past several weeks an unknown vehicle has been driving into a homeowner’s garbage cans when placed at the end of her driveway for garbage pickup. The incident is occurring in the 5000 block of Big Bear Ridge and has happened on two other occasions. The complainant believes a truck is being used and has heard its engine revving and then hears the smash when it hits her garbage cans. The vehicle also has a loud muffler.



Sometime overnight on May 15, a Mitsubishi Deluca, parked at Stones Marina on Stewart Avenue, was broken into. A sleeping bag, an unassembled model airplane, a map, books and a jacket were stolen.



On May 16 between 1-8 a.m., a bicycle was stolen from 1385 McMillan Rd. The bike, a white mens 19-inch Rocky Mountain Slayer 30, was locked to a barbecue on the rear  patio of the home.



On May 17 at approximately 8 p.m., a fire broke out at 507 Albert St. at the intersection of Albert and Milton streets. The home was destroyed and the fire has been classified as suspicious.



On May 18, a blue and silver Yukon bicycle was stolen from a home in the 2300 block of Haliday Crescent.



On May 23, seven vehicles and a cat on Fairbrook Crescent were sprayed with orange paint. Some areas of the sidewalk and road were also hit with paint. The paint was later removed from the cars and the paint was removed from the cat without any ill effects.



Sometime overnight on May 23, a new ATV quad was stolen from the driveway of 1660 Crescent View Dr. off of Gulfview Drive. The quad is a 2013 lime green Arctic Cat Mud Pro 700eps. The vehicle identification number is 4UF13ATV9DT203524. There are no suspects or witnesses.



Sometime overnight on May 23, a boy’s blue Huffy BMX 18- or 20-inch mountain bike was stolen from 2339 Brackenwood Pl.


Crime Stoppers will pay up to $2,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of any person responsible for these crimes.