2023 Unsolved Crimes


2023-06-20 08:38 PDT

File # 2023 Unsolved crimes

The following crimes are unsolved. If you have information on any of these incidents, call the Nanaimo RCMP non-emergency line at 250-754-2345, and quote the respective file number

Nanaimo file # 2023-20008 Break and Enter, theft and mischief

Sometime overnight on Sunday June 11,2023 a window to a portable classroom at Hammond Bay Elementary was smashed, then entry was made into a portable classroom. The broken window was located closest to the outdoor basketball court. Suspect(s) left some writing on the dry erase board and made off with a number of C-Lightning chargers.

Nanaimo file # 2023-20014 Theft of kayaks

On or about Sunday June 11,2023, two kayaks were stolen from the backyard of a home in the 3900 block of Hammond Bay Road. The kayaks were covered with a tarp but were not locked. The first kayak is a 10-foot yellow Heronext with an Old Town sticker, and the second is a 10-foot red and white Pelican Quest. There were no serial numbers or other identifying marks.

Nanaimo file # 2023-19665 Theft of bicycle 

Sometime overnight on Sunday June 11, 2023, a bicycle was stolen from the backyard of a home located in the 500 block of Fifth St. The bike is an orange and black Giant and the colors are faded by the sun. The bike has 2 front sprockets but no shifter for the front gears. No serial number was available.

Nanaimo file # 2023-21145 Break, Enter and theft

Sometime overnight on Thursday June 15, 2023, a sea can container located on Black Diamond Drive at Jingle Pot Road, was broken into and $7500 of tools was stolen. When workers arrived in the morning, they found the lock cut and the tools missing. The tools taken consisted of grinders, impact drills, sockets, transit levels, and safety vests.

Nanaimo file # 2023-20288 Theft from vehicle

Sometime overnight on Friday June 16, 2023, a vehicle parked in the 200 block of Terminal Ave was broken into. The vehicle, an older model grey Volvo, had its back window smashed out and taken was a grey suitcase with wheels.

Nanaimo file # 2023-20572 Break and Enter, theft

On June 17, 2023, a laptop went missing from a home located in the 500 block of Northumberland St. The homeowner told police she had stepped out for approximately ten minutes and upon her return the laptop was gone. There were no signs of forced entry and the owner was unsure how suspects would have gained entry.

Nanaimo file # 2023-20595 Break and Enter

Sometime in the early morning hours of Sunday June 18, 2023, an unknown person entered a unit located at 111 Wall St and emptied the contents of a homeowner’s wallet, stole keys and some cash. The homeowner told police that she had been in her yard for a short period of time and when she returned, she noticed that the items were missing. All of her credit cards have since been canceled.

Nanaimo file # 2023-20624 Theft from vehicle

At approximately 10 PM on Sunday June 18, 2023, a Dodge Charger parked on Campbell St was broken into. Taken was a Canadian passport and a Harley Davidson helmet.

Nanaimo file # 2023-20644 Theft from vehicle

Just before midnight on Sunday June 18, 2023, a homeowner in the 4100 block of Ross Road called police to report that he had scared off two teenage males from his carport. The caller later realized that one of his vehicles and been rifled through and several items had been taken. Taken were  2 non-descriptive watches, an XL ring made of white gold and a red ruby stone. It appears that the suspects had inadvertently left behind a black Apple I-phone and a grey ballcap with a Punisher skull on the front. Both items were seized by police.

Released by:

Cst. Gary O'Brien
Media Relations Officer
Nanaimo RCMP
303 Prideaux St, Nanaimo, BC V9R 2N3
Office: 250-755-4460 Ext. 4533
Cell: 250-713-0701
Fax: 250-755-3238

Email: gary.obrien@rcmp-grc.gc.ca
Website: nanaimo.rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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