Overnight on Oct. 2, a thief gained entry into an unlocked vehicle parked in the 5600 block of Wharf Road. The thief stole a Tomtom GPS, a BC Ferries Experience Card, sunglasses and other personal items. Many of the stolen items were later recovered from two female suspects detained on a separate matter. The file is still under investigation.
On Oct. 2, an intoxicated male showed up at an address in the 3000 block of Lower Road looking for a house party. When the resident told the male that he was at the wrong address, the male suspect kicked open the front door, damaging the frame and door. The suspect did not enter the residence and left on foot. The suspect was located by police shortly afterward and was arrested for being intoxicated in public as well as mischief.
On Oct. 3, two break and enters were reported in the 3000 block of Lower Road. In one instance, the suspect cut a screen to gain entry through an unlocked window in the garage and stole a Nikon film camera, a Bose sound system, an iPod Touch, an antique gold ring with three pearls inset and a brushed gold ring inscribed Dybert Kern with a dome top inset with diamonds. In the second instance, the suspect entered an unlocked residence and stole a 17-inch Apple Mac Book Pro laptop.
On Oct. 2, two female suspects were arrested for a separate incident and found to be in possession of stolen property. Police determined that the stolen property came from several businesses in the 5700 block of Cowrie Street, and charges are being recommended.
Several times in the last two months, a thief has gained entry into a building in the 6000 block of Sechelt Inlet Road and stolen several bottles of homemade wine.
Between Oct. 2 and 4, a thief stole a six-HP Suzuki outboard motor and a marine fuel tank from a boat stored in the 5700 block of Wharf Road.
Between Sept. 28 and Oct. 5, thieves stole two industrial first aid kits and oxygen supply and two tool boxes from a boat access site near Nine Mile Point. The thieves also vandalized property, slashing vehicle tires and spray-painting graffiti on several trucks.
Sometime between Sept. 18 and Oct. 4, a thief gained entry into a residence in the 12700 block of Gulfview Road and stole a large amount of jewelry, a laptop computer and a box of silverware.
Overnight on Oct. 6, a thief gained entry into a business in the 7800 block of Fawn Road and stole a large amount of merchandise including hydroponic hoods, ballast, hydroponic lights, a five-litre bottle of Voodoo fertilizer and cloning kits. The thief also took some rolled coins from the cash register as well as a number of keys.
Between Oct. 4 and 6, a thief stole an eight-HP Suzuki boat motor, fuel hose and jerry can full of gas from a residence in the 1100 block of Twin Isle Drive. The motor, which has two cycles and an oil reservoir, had been chained to the boat with a padlock, but the thief cut the chain.