theft

North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP are asking the public to be on the alert for stolen chickens, after a theft of two dozen birds from Hope Farm in Duncan. (submitted)

RCMP crying foul over stolen Duncan chickens

Between April 29 and April 30, approximately 24 chickens were stolen from Hope Farm Healing Centre

North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP are asking the public to be on the alert for stolen chickens, after a theft of two dozen birds from Hope Farm in Duncan. (submitted)
Watches, suspected to have been stolen, were seized by Nanaimo RCMP earlier this year and investigators have not been able to determine to whom the items belong. (Photo submitted)

Nanaimo men say they’re ‘collectors,’ RCMP disagree and seize suspected stolen items

Investigators hope to return recovered watches, coins, jewelry to rightful owners

Watches, suspected to have been stolen, were seized by Nanaimo RCMP earlier this year and investigators have not been able to determine to whom the items belong. (Photo submitted)
Nanaimo RCMP say a Good Samaritan assisted in the recovery of golf clubs reported stolen on April 22. (Black Press Media files)

Good Samaritan in Nanaimo aids in recovering stolen golf clubs

Man walking on Franklyn Street saw golf bag on ground, says Nanaimo RCMP

Nanaimo RCMP say a Good Samaritan assisted in the recovery of golf clubs reported stolen on April 22. (Black Press Media files)
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Nanaimo thief uses stick to fish out candy through store window

Surveillance footage showed ‘shadowy figure’ commit crime at north-end convenience store April 17

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Multiple vehicles vandalized and tires slashed in Nanaimo’s Diver Lake area
Multiple vehicles vandalized and tires slashed in Nanaimo’s Diver Lake area
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 www.nanaimocrimestoppers.com.

Suspect defecates in Nanaimo carport, then steals tool

Incident happened Monday in the 2500 block of Labieux Road

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 www.nanaimocrimestoppers.com.
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 www.nanaimocrimestoppers.com.

Thief smashes windshield to steal speaker in Nanaimo

RCMP report series of vehicle break-ins this week

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 www.nanaimocrimestoppers.com.
A damaged charging station in Qualicum Beach. (Submitted photo)
A damaged charging station in Qualicum Beach. (Submitted photo)
Police in Nanaimo are hoping tips will lead to the return of PARTY program presentation equipment stolen from a VIU nursing student’s car parked in downtown Nanaimo. (Photo submitted)

VIU nursing student robbed of PARTY program training equipment

Electronic teaching equipment stolen from student’s car in downtown Nanaimo

Police in Nanaimo are hoping tips will lead to the return of PARTY program presentation equipment stolen from a VIU nursing student’s car parked in downtown Nanaimo. (Photo submitted)
Police believe this man stole a seaplane from the Harbour Air terminal at the Vancouver harbour on Friday, Feb. 21, 2020. (Vancouver Police Department)

Caught on camera: Police release video of man who allegedly stole seaplane in Vancouver

Police say the man broke into the Harbour Air terminal and then got into one of the seaplanes in the harbour

Police believe this man stole a seaplane from the Harbour Air terminal at the Vancouver harbour on Friday, Feb. 21, 2020. (Vancouver Police Department)
Ron Phippen in the T-shirt his fiancée Lori Roberts met him in. Phippen died suddenly of melanoma on Jan. 18, 2020 but then a month later a bag of his T-shirts destined for a memorial blanket was stolen in Chilliwack. (Facebook)

B.C. widow ‘crushed’ over stolen T-shirts meant for memorial blanket

Lori Roberts lost her fiancé one month ago Tuesday now she’s lost almost all she had left of him

Ron Phippen in the T-shirt his fiancée Lori Roberts met him in. Phippen died suddenly of melanoma on Jan. 18, 2020 but then a month later a bag of his T-shirts destined for a memorial blanket was stolen in Chilliwack. (Facebook)
Dave Lawrence, owner of That 50’s Barber Shop, is back in business after his tools were stolen in a break-in and the community responded with donations to replace them. Lawrence is also adding a security system to his downtown Nanaimo barber shop. (CHRIS BUSH/The News Bulletin)

That 50’s barber back in business in downtown Nanaimo

Gofundme and walk-in donations help buy barbering tools and security system

Dave Lawrence, owner of That 50’s Barber Shop, is back in business after his tools were stolen in a break-in and the community responded with donations to replace them. Lawrence is also adding a security system to his downtown Nanaimo barber shop. (CHRIS BUSH/The News Bulletin)
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RCMP nab suspect after pair of Parksville business break-ins

Man, 44, arrested and released on conditions

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Dave Lawrence, owner of That 50’s Barber Shop, arrived at his shop in downtown Nanaimo to find he would not be able to earn his living Wednesday, Feb. 5, after all his barbering tools and many of his collectibles were stolen overnight. (CHRIS BUSH/The News Bulletin)

Theft shuts down downtown Nanaimo barber shop

That 50’s Barber Shop owner Dave Lawrence has tools of the trade and collectible items stolen

Dave Lawrence, owner of That 50’s Barber Shop, arrived at his shop in downtown Nanaimo to find he would not be able to earn his living Wednesday, Feb. 5, after all his barbering tools and many of his collectibles were stolen overnight. (CHRIS BUSH/The News Bulletin)
Nanaimo Community Policing volunteers will be at Woodgrove Centre on Saturday, Feb. 8, for an anti-theft awareness and pedestrian safety event. (News Bulletin photo)

Spot clues for chances to win gift cards at Nanaimo Community Policing event

Woodgrove Centre, Nanaimo and District Crime Stoppers host event to boost anti-theft awareness

Nanaimo Community Policing volunteers will be at Woodgrove Centre on Saturday, Feb. 8, for an anti-theft awareness and pedestrian safety event. (News Bulletin photo)
$15,000 in gold and diamond rings stolen from Nanaimo retailer

$15,000 in gold and diamond rings stolen from Nanaimo retailer

Alleged theft happened last week at store in Nanaimo North Town Centre

$15,000 in gold and diamond rings stolen from Nanaimo retailer
B.C. man sentenced to 3.5 years for stealing wigs meant for kids with cancer
B.C. man sentenced to 3.5 years for stealing wigs meant for kids with cancer
Steve Tatoosh, Hupacasath chief councillor, holds two of the approximetely 1,400 sockeye salmon caught by a DFO test boat that were distributed to the nation’s members. KARLY BLATS PHOTO

Longtime B.C. First Nation chief charged after break-and-enter

Hupacasath First Nation’s Steven Tatoosh faces numerous charges following a Jan. 28 incident

Steve Tatoosh, Hupacasath chief councillor, holds two of the approximetely 1,400 sockeye salmon caught by a DFO test boat that were distributed to the nation’s members. KARLY BLATS PHOTO
An off-duty Nanaimo RCMP officer took down a man who allegedly tried to make off with a backpack full of Dilly Bars from a Nanaimo Dairy Queen on Sunday. (Photo submitted)

Off-duty Nanaimo Mountie takes down would-be ice cream thief

Incident happened Sunday at a Dairy Queen location in Nanaimo

An off-duty Nanaimo RCMP officer took down a man who allegedly tried to make off with a backpack full of Dilly Bars from a Nanaimo Dairy Queen on Sunday. (Photo submitted)