Suspect dines and dashes, taking debit machine with him

Incident happened at Original Joe’s in Nanaimo on March 4

A restaurant patron not only allegedly dined and dashed, but he took the portable debit machine with him when he left.

According to Nanaimo RCMP, the incident happened at Original Joe’s at about 6:30 p.m. on March 4.

The suspect was described as Caucasian with fresh cuts on his face and a white bandage on his right had. At the time of the incident he was wearing a black jacket, white shoes and a Chicago Bulls hat.

Anyone with information is asked to call Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345 or contact Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-8477 or submitting a tip online at

Just Posted

UPDATE: Plane filled with smoke makes emergency landing at Nanaimo Airport

WestJet flight 3161 declare emergency when aircraft cabin fills with smoke Tuesday

Man facing more than a dozen weapons charges after arrest in Harewood

Taylor Dylan Chesal arrested on Seventh Street on Friday evening

City of Nanaimo files response to lawsuit from facilitator

City claims Integrity Group was never actually hired to conduct work

Business owner with baseball bat chases away would-be robber

Incident happened Saturday afternoon at Super Save Gas on Wakesiah Avenue

Jingle Pot Road closed after head-on crash

Two sport-utility vehicles collided Monday at about 2:30 p.m. near Shady Mile Way

Timeless tales: Great Frank clock helped keep Nanaimo ticking

Clock used to be at old waterfront post office, now at St. Peter’s Roman Catholic Church

No guarantee tents will be taken down at city hall

City council approved $350,000 in social spending at Monday’s meeting

Rescued Comox canoer credits those ‘at the right place, at the right time’

James Milne was rescued in a hypothermic state Sunday near Goose Spit

Nighttime construction starting at Northfield intersection

City of Nanaimo provides update on project at Northfield, Boundary and old Island Highway

Proposed gun bill attacked by gun owners and shooting victims

The federal government tabled the bill today in order to tighten the sale and tracking of firearms

New anti-radicalization centre in the works for B.C.

Centre aims to help ‘vulnerable individuals of the path to radicalization’ before they turn to crime

B.C. bravery, public service honoured by Governor General Julie Payette

UVic basketball coach Kathryn Shields inducted into Order of Canada

Most Read