RCMP Briefs

Police in Nanaimo are turning to the public for help identifying two men suspected of a break-and-enter attempt at a Nicol Street apartment building. (Photo submitted)

Nanaimo RCMP looking for two men suspected of a break-and-enter attempt

Security camera snapped images in Nicol Street apartment building parking lot

Police in Nanaimo are turning to the public for help identifying two men suspected of a break-and-enter attempt at a Nicol Street apartment building. (Photo submitted)
A Nanaimo man is offering a $300 reward for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person who broke into his SUV and stole components from his drone. (News Bulletin file photo)

Drone owner offering reward after components stolen from his vehicle in Nanaimo

Vehicle break-in happened last month on Departure Bay Road

A Nanaimo man is offering a $300 reward for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person who broke into his SUV and stole components from his drone. (News Bulletin file photo)
Nanaimo RCMP hope to return to the owner a tote of tools that fell off the back of a truck travelling on Hammond Bay Road on Tuesday. (Photo submitted)

Tools fall off truck in north Nanaimo, police want to return them to owner

Tote of woodworking tools picked up by motorist who was unable to get attention of truck’s driver

Nanaimo RCMP hope to return to the owner a tote of tools that fell off the back of a truck travelling on Hammond Bay Road on Tuesday. (Photo submitted)
Nanaimo RCMP are investigating after a hit-and-run incident outside the 7-Eleven store at University Village Mall Feb. 3. (Photo submitted)

UPDATE: Nanaimo RCMP speak to people of interest in hit-and-run investigation

Police continuing to investigate Feb. 3 incident in Harewood

Nanaimo RCMP are investigating after a hit-and-run incident outside the 7-Eleven store at University Village Mall Feb. 3. (Photo submitted)
Nanaimo RCMP seek help in locating Shannon Lettington, 35. (Submitted photo)

Nanaimo RCMP searching for missing 35-year-old woman

Shannon Lettington, of Nanaimo, has not contacted her family since October

Nanaimo RCMP seek help in locating Shannon Lettington, 35. (Submitted photo)
Police in Nanaimo hope the public can help locate a guitar and travel bag stolen from a vehicle in a downtown hotel parking lot. (Photo submitted)

Gibson guitar, Louis Vuitton bag stolen from vehicle in Nanaimo

Items taken from car in Coast Bastion Hotel parking lot last week

Police in Nanaimo hope the public can help locate a guitar and travel bag stolen from a vehicle in a downtown hotel parking lot. (Photo submitted)
RCMP say a woman turned herself in to police after hitting a pedestrian and fleeing the scene of the accident in downtown Nanaimo on Friday morning. (File photo)

Driver flees, then turns herself in after hitting pedestrian in downtown Nanaimo

Nanaimo RCMP say woman was struck in marked crosswalk after driver ran red light

RCMP say a woman turned herself in to police after hitting a pedestrian and fleeing the scene of the accident in downtown Nanaimo on Friday morning. (File photo)
Police in Nanaimo found multiple sites with tags they allege were made by three men arrested for mischief in Maffeo Sutton Park on Feb. 15. (Photo submitted)

Graffiti taggers caught in Nanaimo with paint on their hands

Three suspects arrested at Maffeo Sutton Park last week

Police in Nanaimo found multiple sites with tags they allege were made by three men arrested for mischief in Maffeo Sutton Park on Feb. 15. (Photo submitted)
Anyone with additional information is asked to contact the Castlegar RCMP at 250-365-7721. Photo: Trail Times

2 teens in hospital, woman charged after early-morning stabbing in Castlegar home

Castlegar police report the two teenagers are recovering in hospital

Anyone with additional information is asked to contact the Castlegar RCMP at 250-365-7721. Photo: Trail Times
Nanaimo RCMP are looking for Axel Lambert, 23, missing since Tuesday. (Photo submitted)

Missing Nanaimo man’s disappearance ‘out of character’

Axel Lambert, 23, left his home Tuesday and hasn’t been seen since, say RCMP

Nanaimo RCMP are looking for Axel Lambert, 23, missing since Tuesday. (Photo submitted)
Nanaimo RCMP asked the public to help locate Brandon Sheldon, 15, who had been missing since Feb. 16. (Photo submitted)

UPDATE: RCMP report missing Nanaimo teen has been found safe and sound

Brandon Sheldon, 15, of Nanaimo missing since Tuesday

Nanaimo RCMP asked the public to help locate Brandon Sheldon, 15, who had been missing since Feb. 16. (Photo submitted)
Nanaimo RCMP Street Crime Unit members were “Johnny-on-the-spot” after reports of a shoplifting suspect allegedly threatening Canadian Tire store employees with knife on Feb. 13. (Black Press file)

Canadian Tire workers’ real-time updates help police nab alleged shoplifter

Nanaimo RCMP Street Crime Unit nearby when alleged shoplifter threatens store employees with knife

Nanaimo RCMP Street Crime Unit members were “Johnny-on-the-spot” after reports of a shoplifting suspect allegedly threatening Canadian Tire store employees with knife on Feb. 13. (Black Press file)
Police are looking for witnesses after a man was punched and had his wallet and cellphone taken in early morning assault and robbery in downtown Nanaimo. (File photo)

RCMP seeking witnesses to assault and robbery in downtown Nanaimo

Man punched in head and knocked out, discovers cellphone and wallet gone

Police are looking for witnesses after a man was punched and had his wallet and cellphone taken in early morning assault and robbery in downtown Nanaimo. (File photo)
Nanaimo RCMP are hoping the public can help them find Shaun Wiebe who is wanted for alleged fraud under $5,000. (Photos submitted)

Nanaimo man allegedly takes item from store rack and returns it for cash value

RCMP say Shaun Wiebe, 43, wanted for alleged fraud at Cabela’s last week

Nanaimo RCMP are hoping the public can help them find Shaun Wiebe who is wanted for alleged fraud under $5,000. (Photos submitted)
A Canada-wide warrant has been issued for Jesse Goodale, formerly of Nanaimo, for allegedly breaching conditions of his release from prison. (Photo submitted)

Arrest warrant issued for Nanaimo man considered violent

Jesse Goodale wanted for breaching conditions of release from prison

A Canada-wide warrant has been issued for Jesse Goodale, formerly of Nanaimo, for allegedly breaching conditions of his release from prison. (Photo submitted)
The RCMP hope the public can help identify a man and a woman who allegedly shoplifted merchandise from the Cabela’s store in Nanaimo last week. (Photo submitted)

Suspects steal walkie-talkies from Nanaimo sporting goods store

Incident happened Thursday, Feb. 4 at Cabela’s

The RCMP hope the public can help identify a man and a woman who allegedly shoplifted merchandise from the Cabela’s store in Nanaimo last week. (Photo submitted)
Nanaimo RCMP are looking for two male suspects involved in a home invasion that happened at a condominium on the 700 block of Poplar Street Monday night. (File photo)

Victim struck with machete during home invasion in Nanaimo

Incident happened on Poplar Street on Monday night

Nanaimo RCMP are looking for two male suspects involved in a home invasion that happened at a condominium on the 700 block of Poplar Street Monday night. (File photo)
Nanaimo RCMP say drug charges could be pending as an investigation continues into a weekend crash after drugs were found in vehicle and two occupants fled scene. (File photo)

Vehicle occupants flee from Nanaimo Parkway crash, drugs and weapons found in car

Machetes, baton, ice pick, drugs found in station wagon; one suspect tracked down by police dog

Nanaimo RCMP say drug charges could be pending as an investigation continues into a weekend crash after drugs were found in vehicle and two occupants fled scene. (File photo)
An allegedly impaired driver was ticketed for excessive speed and given a driving prohibition in Nanaimo after her car was clocked at 137 kilometres per hour in 70km/h zone. (File photo)

Impaired driver clocked driving almost double the speed limit in Nanaimo

Woman in her 20s has car impounded, gets ticket for excessive speeding

An allegedly impaired driver was ticketed for excessive speed and given a driving prohibition in Nanaimo after her car was clocked at 137 kilometres per hour in 70km/h zone. (File photo)
Nanaimo RCMP used a single bait bike to lure two thieves to their arrests for possession of stolen property in downtown Nanaimo on Thursday. (File photo)
Nanaimo RCMP used a single bait bike to lure two thieves to their arrests for possession of stolen property in downtown Nanaimo on Thursday. (File photo)