RCMP: Police Report

Sunshine Coast RCMP reported the following for Oct. 22 to 29:

Theft from Vehicles

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• Overnight on Oct. 23, a suspect gained entry to two unlocked vehicles parked in the 5100 block of Anna Road, Sechelt. The suspect stole change from one vehicle and cash from a purse left in the other vehicle. Video surveillance captured a male of average height wearing a hooded sweater in the area at around 5 a.m. The same suspect is believed to be responsible for another theft from a vehicle reported in the 5100 block of Pam Road. The homeowner recalled hearing her dog barking at around 4 a.m. The suspect rifled through the glove box but nothing was stolen.

• Overnight on Oct. 26, a suspect gained entry to an unlocked vehicle parked in the 5800 block of Turnstone Crescent, Sechelt, and stole some loose change and a tarp. A suspect also gained entry to another unlocked vehicle parked in the 5700 block of Marine Way, Sechelt, during the same time frame, and stole some documents and a pair of binoculars.

• Overnight on Oct. 27, a suspect gained entry to several unlocked vehicles parked in the 5000 block of Bay Road, 4700 block of Tamarack Place, and the 4800 block of Bluegrouse Drive, Davis Bay. The suspect stole a variety of items, including clothing, wallets, credit cards, cash, a multi-tool, flashlight, and women’s Ray Ban sunglasses. Some of the items were recovered in the area. The suspect was caught on a security camera at approximately 2:30 a.m. entering one of the vehicles and is described as a bearded Caucasian male wearing a three-tone jacket, white shoes and a baseball hat. Anyone with any information about these incidents is asked to contact RCMP, reference file 2018-7559.

• Overnight on Oct. 28, a suspect gained entry to unlocked vehicles parked in the 5700 block of Emily Way, 6300 block of Tower Road, and 5700 block of Louise Way, Sechelt. The suspect rifled through the interiors and stole a variety of items including a purse and wallet containing a gift card and identification, a gas card, Ray Ban aviator style sunglasses, prescription sunglasses, a wooden folding knife and an LED flashlight. Anyone with any information about these incidents is asked to contact RCMP, reference file 2018-7580.

Theft/Shoplifting

• Sometime between Oct. 22 and 23, a suspect stole a car dolly from where it was stored in the 5500 block of Wharf Road, Sechelt. The dolly, which is used for towing vehicles, is a Night brand, white with burgundy stripes on the fender. Police are reviewing video surveillance. Anyone with information about this theft is asked to contact RCMP, reference file 2018-7457.

• On Oct. 23, a suspect stole a bike that had been stored at a business in the 5600 block of Teredo Street, Sechelt. The bike is described as a 2008 silver Giant hybrid mountain bike with black lettering on the frame, small black carrier bag on the back, and bear bells on the handle bars. Anyone with any information about this theft is asked to contact RCMP, reference file 2018-7460.

• Between Oct. 22 and 24, a suspect stole a trailer that had been parked in the 4900 block of Dusty Road. The trailer, which had been loaded with garbage, is described as a UBILT brand with B.C. licence plate UPN77V. Anyone with any information about this theft is asked to contact RCMP, reference file number 2018-7480.

• On Oct. 12, a suspect stole a bike that had been left unsecured in a stairwell in the 5700 block of Teredo Street, Sechelt. The stolen bike is described as a white Nellie bicycle with a serial number of PARK-170-109-1. Anyone with any information about this theft is asked to contact RCMP, reference file 2018-7485.

• On Oct. 26, a male suspect entered a staff-only area at a business in the 1100 block of Highway 101, Gibsons, and broke into a safe, stealing an amount of cash. The suspect then returned to the retail area of the business, took a couple of items off a shelf and hid them on his person before leaving the premises without paying for the items. The suspect was captured on security video. The file is still under investigation. Anyone with any information about this incident is asked to contact RCMP, file 2018-7539.

Impaired Driving

• On Oct. 25, police witnessed a vehicle roll through a red light at the intersection of Venture Way and Gibsons Way, Gibsons, before continuing on northbound on Highway 101. Police initiated a traffic stop and while speaking with the driver, noted signs of possible intoxication from alcohol. The driver, who advised he’d consumed alcohol earlier in the evening, was given a roadside alcohol screening test. After two “warn” results, the driver was issued a three-day Immediate Roadside Prohibition and his vehicle was impounded.

• On Oct. 27, police initiated a traffic stop in the 600 block of Pratt Road, Gibsons, after witnessing the westbound vehicle make a left on a red light at Pratt Road. Police noted the driver exhibiting signs of possible alcohol impairment and gave him a roadside alcohol screening test. After two fail results the driver was issued a 90-day Immediate Roadside Prohibition and his vehicle was impounded for 30 days.

– Sunshine Coast RCMP

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