Tips can help Mounties solve crimes

NANAIMO: RCMP seek public's help on unsolved crimes.

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 www.nanaimocrimestoppers.com.

 

2012-29392

On Oct. 15, a 1993 blue Ford pickup truck, B.C. plate DP9523, was stolen from C&F Service Ltd. DBA Practical Car Leasing and Sales at 227 Terminal Ave. A side window was broken, allowing thieves to gain entry.

 

2012-28389

On Oct. 15, the Shaw compound located at 4316 Boban Drive was broken into. Thieves used bolt cutters to cut through the chain link fence. Once inside, they broke into a Shaw service truck parked in the lot. Two blue Makita drills, a lineman’s bag and various tools were stolen.

 

2012-28639

On Oct. 18, a break-and-enter was reported to a storage trailer at Kal Tire, 6590 Island Hwy. Close to 16 tires were stolen.

 

2012-28728

Overnight on Oct. 18, a vehicle parked in the 800 block of Hunter Street was broken into. Entry was made through the passenger door. It is unknown if anything was taken.

 

2012-28725

On Oct. 19, a purse was stolen from a vehicle parked in the 700 block of Cadogan Street. The vehicle, a Mazda truck, was parked in the driveway since 10 p.m. the night before. A black Danier leather purse that contained Guess reading glasses, various pieces of identification and a Kenneth Cole wallet were stolen.

 

2012-28895

On Friday Oct. 21, a break-and-enter was reported to a home located in the 900 block of St Andrews Street. The break-in might have occurred within the past two weeks as the homeowner was away for periods of time. A Norco Torrent mountain bike, Panasonic flat screen TV and a Optima high definition projector was stolen. Entry was made through the rear door of the home.

 

2012-28967

On Oct. 22, a door to a laundry room in an apartment building at 2600 Highland Blvd. was forced open. Thieves did not manage to get any coins from the machines and only the door was damaged.

 

2012-29037

On Oct. 23, a television was stolen from a common room located at the Youth Safe house at 479 Tenth Street. It is believed the TV was taken at approximately 3 a.m. as an employee working the night shift heard a vehicle pull up to the home at that time. The television is a 52-inch Toshiba. Also taken was a Dynamex brand DVD player.

 

2012-29204

On Oct. 24, a silver Rocky Mountain bike was stolen from a garage in the 2300 block of York Crescent.

 

2012-29242 Sometime overnight on Thursday Oct. 25, tires were slashed on a blue Chevrolet pickup truck parked in front of 647 Park Ave.

 

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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