(PQB News file photo)

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PQB crime report: Crooks pilfer children’s playhouse from daycare

Oceanside RCMP also deal with break-ins, bike theft

Oceanside RCMP received 270 complaints the week of June 11 to June 17. Some of the incidents included:

June 11

A business was reported vandalized with picnic tables overturned and a window broken in the 3600 block of Alberni Highway, Qualicum beach.

June 13

A children’s playhouse and a table were reported stolen from a daycare in the 200 block of Bagshaw Street, Parksville.

A vehicle was reported vandalized with two tires slashed in the 400 block of Memorial Avenue, Qualicum Beach.

A 9.9-HP Yamaha model T9.9XPB boat motor was reported stolen in the 2400 block of Alberni Highway, Coombs.

June 14

A grey 2019 Cannondale Catalyst 3 bicycle was reported stolen in the 200 block of Village Way, Qualicum Beach.

June 16

A prowler was reported in the 5000 block of Gainsberg Road, Bowser.

A trailer break-and-enter was reported as well as the theft of a black Biktrix Juggernaut Classic E-bike in the 5300 block of Deep Bay Road, Bowser.

A Molson Canadian backpack was found in the 3100 block of Island Highway West, Qualicum Beach. Contact Oceanside RCMP during regular office hours to claim quoting file number 2023-5982.

A resident was reported defrauded $2,980 responding to a text message allegedly from a relative.

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June 17

A business compound break-and-enter was reported with various items valued at more than $450 noted missing in the 500 block of Alberni Highway, Parksville.

A business reported being vandalized with a window broken in the 100 block of Island Highway West, Parksville.

A bicycle was reported stolen, and recovered a short time later by police, in the 300 block of Alberni Highway, Parksville.

» If you see a crime in progress, call 911. Crimes of a less serious nature that are not in progress may be reported online. The Oceanside RCMP non-emergency number is 250-248-6111 (extension 7).

The detachment is located at 421 Pym Street North, Parksville, with public business hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 a.m., Monday to Friday, except holidays.

— NEWS Staff, submitted

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