unsolved crimes

Nanaimo RCMP are asking for tips after a suspect allegedly stole a blender from Real Canadian Superstore and then threatened an employee when confronted. (Photo submitted)

Alleged appliance thief threatens employee when confronted at Nanaimo store

Suspected shoplifter stole blender from Real Canadian Superstore this past weekend

 

A burglar broke into UBreakiFix on Rutherford Road last week and stole laptops, tablets, phones and parts. (Photos submitted)

Repair shop in north Nanaimo has computers and phones stolen in break-in

RCMP were on scene quickly at UBreakiFix but suspect had already made off with items

 

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.

Thieves steal tools that had belonged to Nanaimo man who recently died

Items taken from Seventh Street property had ‘sentimental’ value to widow

 

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.
A still from surveillance video showing a suspect allegedly stealing 29 pairs of sunglasses from Diamond Eyes Optical on Fifth Street in the wee hours Monday morning. (Photo submitted)

29 pairs of sunglasses stolen from Nanaimo business

Crime happened early Monday morning at Diamond Eyes Optical on Fifth Street

A still from surveillance video showing a suspect allegedly stealing 29 pairs of sunglasses from Diamond Eyes Optical on Fifth Street in the wee hours Monday morning. (Photo submitted)
Carmen Robinson was last seen getting off a bus in View Royal the evening of Dec. 8, 1973. Her case remains unsolved 47 years later. (Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers)

Gone cold: Fate of B.C. teen remains a mystery, 47 years after her disappearance

Carmen Robinson, 17, was last seen exiting a bus near Victoria in December 1973

Carmen Robinson was last seen getting off a bus in View Royal the evening of Dec. 8, 1973. Her case remains unsolved 47 years later. (Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers)
Police in Nanaimo are looking for a suspect who wore a black-and-white striped hoodie and rode a yellow mountain bike when he allegedly stole three children’s backpacks from a daycare facility. (Photo submitted)

VIDEO: Thief steals children’s backpacks from Nanaimo daycare

Suspect rode a yellow mountain bike and made off with backpacks hanging on fence

Police in Nanaimo are looking for a suspect who wore a black-and-white striped hoodie and rode a yellow mountain bike when he allegedly stole three children’s backpacks from a daycare facility. (Photo submitted)
An excavator was stolen from a rural property south of Nanaimo this month, say police. (Photos submitted)

Excavator stolen from property in Nanaimo’s Extension area

Bobcat Mini believed to have been stolen between Nov. 12-14

An excavator was stolen from a rural property south of Nanaimo this month, say police. (Photos submitted)
Surveillance image of a suspect in a break-and-enter in Nanoose Bay on Oct. 20. (Submitted photo)

Suspect in Nanoose Bay uses garage door opener to get into home, takes keys, steals truck

Oceanside RCMP ask for public’s help to try to identify suspect

Surveillance image of a suspect in a break-and-enter in Nanoose Bay on Oct. 20. (Submitted photo)
Nanaimo RCMP are asking the public to keep an eye open for jewelry, watches and other items that were stolen from a residence on Manhattan Way in Lantzville recently. (Photo submitted)

Watches, rings, ID and other items stolen from Lantzville home

Nanaimo RCMP want the public to be on the lookout for items taken in recent break-and-enter

Nanaimo RCMP are asking the public to keep an eye open for jewelry, watches and other items that were stolen from a residence on Manhattan Way in Lantzville recently. (Photo submitted)
Police in Nanaimo are looking for a woman who allegedly threw hot coffee on a McDonald’s employee. (News Bulletin photo)

UPDATE: Nanaimo RCMP still looking for woman who threw coffee at worker after already receiving refund

Police asking for information in investigation that could lead to assault charges

Police in Nanaimo are looking for a woman who allegedly threw hot coffee on a McDonald’s employee. (News Bulletin photo)
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Nanaimo RCMP investigating four break-ins in a 24-hour span

Public asked for tips after thefts from storage facilities, spa and government office

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Anyone with information is asked to call Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345.

Nanaimo RCMP wonder if ‘bad karma’ is coming for Buddha thief

Statuette stolen from Commercial Street business earlier this week

Anyone with information is asked to call Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345.
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.
Police in Nanaimo are investigating after a safe was stolen during a break-and-enter at the Gas N Go station on Turner Road. (Photo submitted)

Man in mask and bandana breaks into Nanaimo business, steals safe

Crime happened at Gas N Go gas station on Turner Road last week

Police in Nanaimo are investigating after a safe was stolen during a break-and-enter at the Gas N Go station on Turner Road. (Photo submitted)
Nanaimo RCMP are looking for a B.C. Ambulance medical kit and the person who allegedly took it after it went missing during an early morning medical aid call in south Nanaimo. (Photos submitted)

Ambulance medical kit stolen while paramedics respond to call in Nanaimo

Theft happened early Monday in 700 block of Nicol Street

Nanaimo RCMP are looking for a B.C. Ambulance medical kit and the person who allegedly took it after it went missing during an early morning medical aid call in south Nanaimo. (Photos submitted)
Police in Nanaimo hope the public can help identify a woman suspected of stealing a package from the front entrance of a home on Highland Boulevard. (Photo submitted)

Parcel stolen from front porch, Nanaimo RCMP looking for suspect

Unidentified woman allegedly stole package containing $400 smart watch

Police in Nanaimo hope the public can help identify a woman suspected of stealing a package from the front entrance of a home on Highland Boulevard. (Photo submitted)
Police are looking for a suspect in an alleged assault at a gas station south of Nanaimo earlier this spring. (Photo submitted)

Police look for suspect after alleged assault at gas station in Nanaimo

Victim says he was punched in the head several times in late April at business in South Wellington

Police are looking for a suspect in an alleged assault at a gas station south of Nanaimo earlier this spring. (Photo submitted)
100-pound gargoyle stolen from backyard in Nanaimo’s south end

100-pound gargoyle stolen from backyard in Nanaimo’s south end

RCMP asking for any information about the statue’s whereabouts

100-pound gargoyle stolen from backyard in Nanaimo’s south end
A compactor being used to construct the playground at Maffeo Sutton Park was set on fire on Saturday night. (News Bulletin photo)

Arsonist wrecks machinery being used to build Nanaimo playground

Incident happened Saturday night at Maffeo Sutton Park

A compactor being used to construct the playground at Maffeo Sutton Park was set on fire on Saturday night. (News Bulletin photo)