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The rear smashed window on Marie Pinkerton’s car on Sept. 16, 2022 the most recent time of three in three weeks she has had a window smashed on the vehicle. (Marie Pinkerton photo)

B.C. woman’s car window smashed 3 times in 3 weeks

‘I feel violated. It feels like an attack. It feels targeted actually’

 

A total of 11 bottles of liquor have been stolen from the store in the 3200-block of Shelbourne Street since late June. (Black Press Media file photo)

Suspect connected to Saanich liquor store thefts identified

Investigators believe suspect visited store four times starting in June

 

VicPD is seeking help from the public to locate this electric mobility scooter, which was stolen from the 600-block of Superior Street. (Courtesy VicPD)

VicPD asking public to be on lookout for stolen mobility scooter

The cherry-red scooter was taken from the 600-block of Superior Street

 

The suspect in a robbery and assault at the Canco Saltair Supermarket. (RCMP Handout)

Police seek assistance in identifying Saltair store robbery suspect

Man fled with cigarettes after refusing to provide ID

The suspect in a robbery and assault at the Canco Saltair Supermarket. (RCMP Handout)
People wait to enter the Museum of Fine Arts in Montreal, Saturday, June 6, 2020. In the early morning hours of Sept. 4, 1972, three men rappelled from a skylight down a nylon rope into the second floor of the museum. Fifty years after what has been described as the biggest art heist in Canadian history, the thieves’ identity remains a mystery. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

50 years after major Montreal art theft, trail has gone cold and nobody’s talking

Thieves rappelled into the museum from a skylight, overpowered the guards and stole millions in art

People wait to enter the Museum of Fine Arts in Montreal, Saturday, June 6, 2020. In the early morning hours of Sept. 4, 1972, three men rappelled from a skylight down a nylon rope into the second floor of the museum. Fifty years after what has been described as the biggest art heist in Canadian history, the thieves’ identity remains a mystery. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
Estrellita Karsh wife of legenary photographer Yousuf Karsh stands in front of the iconic 1941 photograph of Winston Churchill taken by her husband in the Speaker of the House of Commons’ chambers on Tuesday July 14, 2009. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Chartrand

Two art heists, 50 years apart: expert says Canada is a ‘soft target’

Officials didn’t discover the latest stolen piece was gone for more than 8 months after it was taken

Estrellita Karsh wife of legenary photographer Yousuf Karsh stands in front of the iconic 1941 photograph of Winston Churchill taken by her husband in the Speaker of the House of Commons’ chambers on Tuesday July 14, 2009. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Chartrand
The Union Club of British Columbia copy of Yousuf Karsh’s famous 1941 photograph of Winston Churchill is not at risk of theft following, says the manager after the recent discovery the original on display at the Chateau Laurier hotel in Ottawa had been replaced by a fake. (Courtesy of the Union Club of British Columbia)

Victoria club confident copy of scowling Churchill portrait secure

Union Club of British Columbia owns a copy of the original work discovered stolen from Ottawa hotel

The Union Club of British Columbia copy of Yousuf Karsh’s famous 1941 photograph of Winston Churchill is not at risk of theft following, says the manager after the recent discovery the original on display at the Chateau Laurier hotel in Ottawa had been replaced by a fake. (Courtesy of the Union Club of British Columbia)
A Liv Amiti E-bike, pictured here, was stolen from Nanaimo Regional General Hospital while a worker was on shift the night of Aug. 16, say Nanaimo RCMP. (Submitted photo)

E-bike stolen while Nanaimo hospital worker was on shift

Dark teal Liv Amiti E-bike was taken, along with bright green helmet, says Nanaimo RCMP

A Liv Amiti E-bike, pictured here, was stolen from Nanaimo Regional General Hospital while a worker was on shift the night of Aug. 16, say Nanaimo RCMP. (Submitted photo)
Staff of the Midas automotive centre at the Island Highway and Brechin Road clean up damage to the business following an overnight break-in and theft of two vehicles that were driven through the business’s service bay doors. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Thieves smash their way out of Nanaimo auto repair centre to steal two vehicles

Incident happened at Midas on the old Island Highway at Brechin Road

Staff of the Midas automotive centre at the Island Highway and Brechin Road clean up damage to the business following an overnight break-in and theft of two vehicles that were driven through the business’s service bay doors. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
A community effort brought replacement Christmas cut-outs of Charlie Brown, Sally and Snoopy, as well as Lucy, back to Entrance Park last December. A resident recently noticed the original Charlie Brown, Sally and Snoopy cutouts had been returned to the park, notifying municipal staff of the “early Christmas miracle.” (Courtesy of Whitney Davis)

‘Early Christmas miracle’: Missing Peanuts characters returned to Oak Bay home

Charlie Brown, Sally and Snoopy safe and sound after eight months gone

A community effort brought replacement Christmas cut-outs of Charlie Brown, Sally and Snoopy, as well as Lucy, back to Entrance Park last December. A resident recently noticed the original Charlie Brown, Sally and Snoopy cutouts had been returned to the park, notifying municipal staff of the “early Christmas miracle.” (Courtesy of Whitney Davis)
The West Shore RCMP is asking the public for more information on this man, who is a suspect in multiple theft investigations. (Courtesy West Shore RCMP)
The West Shore RCMP is asking the public for more information on this man, who is a suspect in multiple theft investigations. (Courtesy West Shore RCMP)
Nanaimo RCMP were looking for a 32-year-old woman wanted for breaching probation, theft, and failing to appear in court, but she has since been located and arrested. (Photo submitted)

UPDATE: Tips help police locate and arrest Nanaimo woman who was wanted

32-year-old woman accused of missing court appearance and breaching probation

Nanaimo RCMP were looking for a 32-year-old woman wanted for breaching probation, theft, and failing to appear in court, but she has since been located and arrested. (Photo submitted)
A person police believe may be wanted man Jack Chisholm was seen Sunday (July 17) in a Sunshine Coast grocery store and eluded police. (Courtesy of Sunshine Coast RCMP)

One of two liveaboard residents wanted in Saanich spotted on Sunshine Coast

Both Jack Chisholm and Thomas Cudworth believed to be in the area

A person police believe may be wanted man Jack Chisholm was seen Sunday (July 17) in a Sunshine Coast grocery store and eluded police. (Courtesy of Sunshine Coast RCMP)
Cedar Farmers Market is fundraising after an estimatd $6,000 in audio and industrial-quality power distribution equipment was stolen from its storage container. The organization has started a GoFundMe page to help recover the loss and upgrade security. (Photo submitted)

Thieves pilfer electrical equipment and other items from Cedar Farmers Market

Non-profit says insurance won’t cover theft of about $6,000 worth of equipment

Cedar Farmers Market is fundraising after an estimatd $6,000 in audio and industrial-quality power distribution equipment was stolen from its storage container. The organization has started a GoFundMe page to help recover the loss and upgrade security. (Photo submitted)
A catalytic converter. (Submitted photo)

Oceanside RCMP: More than 40 catalytic converters stolen in PQB so far in 2022

Police say devices stolen because of valuable precious metals they contain

A catalytic converter. (Submitted photo)
Quadra Island RCMP detachment. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror.

RCMP probing the great Quadra Island linen heist

Over $1,500 in linens stolen from Quadra Island resort

Quadra Island RCMP detachment. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror.
Charges have been laid against two men in relation to an armed robbery at a Duncan cellular store last March. (Citizen file)

Two charged after armed robbery of Duncan cell store

A weapon was produced in the March hold-up

Charges have been laid against two men in relation to an armed robbery at a Duncan cellular store last March. (Citizen file)
Police in Nanaimo hope the public can help identify a man who allegedly tried to break into a north Nanaimo office real estate building and an electrical box there. (Photo submitted)

Diligent man allegedly spent half-hour trying to pry open Island business with screwdriver

Security cameras capture unsuccessful attempt at Royal LePage Nanaimo Realty

Police in Nanaimo hope the public can help identify a man who allegedly tried to break into a north Nanaimo office real estate building and an electrical box there. (Photo submitted)
Nanaimo RCMP are trying to identify suspects who broke into Winners-HomeSense on the old Island Highway on Sunday, June 12, and stole most of the store’s jewelry. (Photos submitted)

Suspects in Nanaimo break into Winners-HomeSense, smash cases, steal jewelry

RCMP seek tips from public following June 12 break-in

Nanaimo RCMP are trying to identify suspects who broke into Winners-HomeSense on the old Island Highway on Sunday, June 12, and stole most of the store’s jewelry. (Photos submitted)
Police in Nanaimo are thanking the public for helping identify the suspect in a purse-snatching captured on shopping mall security video. (News Bulletin file photo)

RCMP say charges are coming in case of food-court purse snatcher in Nanaimo

Police thank public for tips which assisted with investigation

Police in Nanaimo are thanking the public for helping identify the suspect in a purse-snatching captured on shopping mall security video. (News Bulletin file photo)