RCMP Briefs

An aerial view of Kyuquot. (Photo courtesy, Walters Cove Resort)

RCMP called after decomposed body found by cleanup crew on Vancouver Island

Remains ‘very old’, BC Coroners Service investigating

 

Nanaimo RCMP are hoping the public can help identify two women suspected of stealing a camera in a restaurant parking lot on Departure Bay Road. (Photo submitted)

Nanaimo RCMP seek suspected digital camera thieves

Two women suspected of stealing Nikon D90 from insurance adjuster at Seto Sushi restaurant

 

Police in Nanaimo hope the public can help identify a man who is a person of interest in their investigation into the vandalism of two downtown rainbow crosswalks, which is being investigated as a hate crime. (Photo submitted)

Police in Nanaimo treating Pride crosswalk vandalism as hate crime

Surveillance stills show person of interest carrying can of paint at the time of the incident

 

A man died in an ATV crash near Nanaimo River Road on Sunday, July 4

Man dies in weekend ATV accident near Nanaimo River Road

38-year-old found next to rolled-over ATV by friends on Sunday, July 4

A man died in an ATV crash near Nanaimo River Road on Sunday, July 4
Police in Nanaimo are looking for a suspect who is accused of an alleged assault that occurred last summer. (Photo submitted)

Police believe Nanaimo assault suspect ‘actively evading arrest’

Nanaimo RCMP ask for tips to try to find 46-year-old

Police in Nanaimo are looking for a suspect who is accused of an alleged assault that occurred last summer. (Photo submitted)
Police in Nanaimo have responded to several calls for pets left unattended in vehicles in recent days and are urging the public to leave pets at home during hot weather. (Stock photo)

Nanaimo RCMP urge people to leave pets at home when it’s hot out

Police say they’ve responded to multiple calls for dogs left in vehicles during the heat wave

Police in Nanaimo have responded to several calls for pets left unattended in vehicles in recent days and are urging the public to leave pets at home during hot weather. (Stock photo)
A woman sustained serious injuries and one man arrested for impaired driving following hit and run collision in Nanaimo Monday night. (Black Press file photo)

Driver arrested for impaired driving after hit-and-run on Nanaimo Parkway

Woman sent to hospital with serious injuries and her Toyota Corolla was destroyed in collision

A woman sustained serious injuries and one man arrested for impaired driving following hit and run collision in Nanaimo Monday night. (Black Press file photo)
Police hope the public can help locate Jolene Scott who has not contacted her family since April. (Photo submitted)

UPDATE: Nanaimo RCMP turn to public for help finding missing woman

Nanaimo RCMP say missing 31-year-old has been located

Police hope the public can help locate Jolene Scott who has not contacted her family since April. (Photo submitted)
A stolen boat was recovered last month, but was missing its motor and other accessories. (Photo submitted)

Boat stolen from Nanaimo harbour found missing motor

RCMP ask for tips about crime which happened in May

A stolen boat was recovered last month, but was missing its motor and other accessories. (Photo submitted)
Nanaimo RCMP warn about cases of cyber fraud that scammed victims out of thousands of dollars in the past three weeks. (Stock photo)

Nanaimo victims scammed out of cash by online con artists

RCMP advise public about fake tech support, gift card and Bitcoin scams

Nanaimo RCMP warn about cases of cyber fraud that scammed victims out of thousands of dollars in the past three weeks. (Stock photo)
RCMP arrested a man in north Nanaimo who wound up empty-handed after allegedly failing at shoplifting, bank robbery and robbery at ATM machine. (File photo)

Man arrested in Nanaimo after failed attempts at bank robbery, ATM mugging, shoplifting

RCMP arrest suspect in office-supply store after ‘short-lived crime spree’

RCMP arrested a man in north Nanaimo who wound up empty-handed after allegedly failing at shoplifting, bank robbery and robbery at ATM machine. (File photo)
Nanaimo RCMP report that a number of scams, many of them familiar, have recently resurfaced in Nanaimo and cost victims thousands of dollars. (File photo)

Nanaimo man scammed after lending money and receiving fake gold jewelry in return

RCMP provide details of several recent scams to warn the public

Nanaimo RCMP report that a number of scams, many of them familiar, have recently resurfaced in Nanaimo and cost victims thousands of dollars. (File photo)
An RCMP officer had a difficult time getting out of his patrol car after it was sideswiped by a drunk driver in Nanaimo on Wednesday, April 28. (Photo submitted)

Drunk driver arrested after sideswiping RCMP cruiser in Nanaimo

Driver sent to hospital after breath samples were measured at four times the blood-alcohol limit

An RCMP officer had a difficult time getting out of his patrol car after it was sideswiped by a drunk driver in Nanaimo on Wednesday, April 28. (Photo submitted)
Nanaimo RCMP are looking for a motorcyclist who refused to stop for police near the Nanaimo River Road and White Rapids Road intersection on April 10. (Photo submitted)

Nanaimo RCMP seek ‘stunting’ motorcyclist, who fled from police

Rider spotted near intersection of Nanaimo River Road and White Rapids Road April 10

Nanaimo RCMP are looking for a motorcyclist who refused to stop for police near the Nanaimo River Road and White Rapids Road intersection on April 10. (Photo submitted)
Nanaimo RCMP say a man was injured while pouring gunpowder on a backyard fire in Harewood on Wednesday, April 21. (File photo)

Nanaimo man hospitalized after pouring gunpowder onto backyard fire

RCMP investigating explosion in Harewood also came across a still for making alcohol on the property

Nanaimo RCMP say a man was injured while pouring gunpowder on a backyard fire in Harewood on Wednesday, April 21. (File photo)
A youth was arrested following a car crash on Wallace Street on Saturday, April 10. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)

Nanaimo teen arrested a day after allegedly assaulting and bullying victim

Teen taken into custody after wielding weapon and threatening driver at scene of car crash

A youth was arrested following a car crash on Wallace Street on Saturday, April 10. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)
Nanaimo RCMP are asking for the public’s help in identifying the man suspected of being involved in a stabbing. (Photo submitted)

Nanaimo RCMP trying to identify stabbing suspect who wielded rusty knife

Stabbing followed argument between two men at Port Place Shopping Centre April 1

Nanaimo RCMP are asking for the public’s help in identifying the man suspected of being involved in a stabbing. (Photo submitted)
A man was arrested after getting angry because Nanaimo RCMP would not return a shovel he had allegedly been swinging around. (File photo)

Man arrested after objecting to Nanaimo RCMP confiscating shovel he had been swinging around

Police say it was in the public interest not to return the tool to allegedly impaired suspect

A man was arrested after getting angry because Nanaimo RCMP would not return a shovel he had allegedly been swinging around. (File photo)
Vancouver Island tactical team officers search an area near the Nanaimo Parkway on Thursday, April 8, where man’s body was found eight days earlier. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Nanaimo RCMP investigating suspicious death near parkway

Man’s body found in bushes behind Tamara Drive last week

Vancouver Island tactical team officers search an area near the Nanaimo Parkway on Thursday, April 8, where man’s body was found eight days earlier. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
Nanaimo RCMP have had several power tools that were found and turned in at the detachment that they would like to reunite with their owner. (Photo submitted)

Nanaimo RCMP looking for owner of tools found by city worker

Ryobi drill, Mastercraft angle grinder and DeWalt circular saw turned over to police

Nanaimo RCMP have had several power tools that were found and turned in at the detachment that they would like to reunite with their owner. (Photo submitted)