RCMP Briefs

Nanaimo RCMP have turned to public to help find owner of canoe found adrift on Brannen Lake. (Photo submitted)

Canoe found adrift, Nanaimo RCMP ask for help identifying its owner

Craft was found floating on Brannen Lake in the summer

 

Police are looking for this man, and a mid-1990’s black Nissan pickup with a white stripe down the passenger side that does not extend to the box. (RCMP handout)

RCMP search for man who broke into Vancouver Island Legion on Remembrance Day

Break-in to Legion reported on Remembrance Day

 

Nanaimo RCMP are looking for witnesses after a woman was hit by an SUV at Brooks Landing mall. (News Bulletin file photo)

Nanaimo RCMP seek witnesses after SUV driver strikes and injures woman

Incident happened at Brooks Landing shopping centre earlier this week

 

Rescue workers attempt to find a woman that was reported to be trapped in a vehicle that had gone into the water. It was determined she was safe. (Royal Canadian Marine Search & Rescue - Station 34 - Cowichan photo)

Witnesses watch as pickup drives into Cowichan Bay

Police dive into the bay in rescue attempt for woman who apparently was safe at home

Rescue workers attempt to find a woman that was reported to be trapped in a vehicle that had gone into the water. It was determined she was safe. (Royal Canadian Marine Search & Rescue - Station 34 - Cowichan photo)
Police hope witnesses will come forward with information after a 39-year-old man was assaulted while walking on Fourth Street in Nanaimo on Monday, Sept. 27. (File photo)

Man ‘swarmed’ and beaten by teenagers in Nanaimo’s Harewood area

Victim injured in assault on Fourth Street early Monday morning, Sept. 27

Police hope witnesses will come forward with information after a 39-year-old man was assaulted while walking on Fourth Street in Nanaimo on Monday, Sept. 27. (File photo)
Nanaimo RCMP have set up a ‘community exchange zone,’ a safe place for people to exchange goods from online sales, carry out child custodial exchanges and other activities that can require an extra measure of security, in the parking lot in front of the Nanaimo RCMP detachment at 303 Prideaux St. (Photo submitted)

Nanaimo RCMP set up video-monitored safe space for community exchanges

‘Community exchange zone’ located outside Nanaimo RCMP detachment on Prideaux Street

Nanaimo RCMP have set up a ‘community exchange zone,’ a safe place for people to exchange goods from online sales, carry out child custodial exchanges and other activities that can require an extra measure of security, in the parking lot in front of the Nanaimo RCMP detachment at 303 Prideaux St. (Photo submitted)
Police in Nanaimo are looking for driver of an older grey Acura car that hit a parked vehicle and then drove off. (File photo)

Nanaimo RCMP looking for driver and vehicle involved in recent hit and run

Witness saw Acura hit a parked vehicle and then drive off

Police in Nanaimo are looking for driver of an older grey Acura car that hit a parked vehicle and then drove off. (File photo)
A man was arrested on several firearms charges after allegedly pointing a gun at people on Departure Bay Road earlier this month. (Photo submitted)

Man arrested after pointing pistol at passersby in Nanaimo

Witnesses saw man pointing gun at them and gave description to police that led to quick arrest

A man was arrested on several firearms charges after allegedly pointing a gun at people on Departure Bay Road earlier this month. (Photo submitted)
Nanaimo RCMP are looking for practice gear and whoever stole it from the V.I. Raiders football team’s Comox Field facility. (Photo submitted)

V.I. Raiders football gear stolen from team’s locker room in Nanaimo

Culprits make off with estimated $15,000 worth of Nanaimo team’s equipment

Nanaimo RCMP are looking for practice gear and whoever stole it from the V.I. Raiders football team’s Comox Field facility. (Photo submitted)
Police want to talk with witnesses who may have seen a theft in progress when a black Suzuki motorcycle was taken from Country Club Centre on Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 15 (Photo submitted)

Suspected thief seen ‘wheeling away’ motorcycle from Nanaimo mall

Suzuki motorcycle stolen in broad daylight at Country Club Centre on Wednesday, Sept. 15

Police want to talk with witnesses who may have seen a theft in progress when a black Suzuki motorcycle was taken from Country Club Centre on Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 15 (Photo submitted)
A man was seriously injured on Aug, 26 while transporting materials between logging protest sites at Fairy Creek. (File photo)

Man badly injured in ATV crash near logging protest sites at Fairy Creek

Taken to hospital with significant injuries

  • Aug 27, 2021
A man was seriously injured on Aug, 26 while transporting materials between logging protest sites at Fairy Creek. (File photo)
Nanaimo RCMP are looking for witnesses to a possible assault that has left the victim hospitalized since July. (File photo)
Nanaimo RCMP are looking for witnesses to a possible assault that has left the victim hospitalized since July. (File photo)
Nanaimo RCMP hope the public can help identify the owner of a mountain bike that was seized from a suspect in early July. (Photo submitted)

Suspected thief spews ‘barrage of profanities’ as Nanaimo RCMP seize mountain bike

Police asking for help identifying owner of Norco bike suspected to have been stolen

Nanaimo RCMP hope the public can help identify the owner of a mountain bike that was seized from a suspect in early July. (Photo submitted)
Police in Nanaimo are warning the public about online and telephone scams that have bilked thousands of dollars from victims in recent weeks. (Stock photo)
Police in Nanaimo are warning the public about online and telephone scams that have bilked thousands of dollars from victims in recent weeks. (Stock photo)
Nanaimo RCMP recovered tools they suspect were stolen after officers found a woman slumped over in car that had three different-size wheels and tires. (Photo submitted)

Nanaimo RCMP recover suspected stolen tools, those on scene ‘perplexed’ how items got there

Tools seized from car in Nanaimo that was towed because its tires were three different sizes

Nanaimo RCMP recovered tools they suspect were stolen after officers found a woman slumped over in car that had three different-size wheels and tires. (Photo submitted)
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

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

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)
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

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)
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)