Weekly incident report

Sunshine Coast

2020-10-13 09:33 PDT

Mischief

On October 6, between 9:45 a.m. and 3:00 p.m., a suspect damaged windshield wipers on a vehicle parked in the 5500 block of Inlet Avenue, Sechelt. No other damage was reported.

Between October 2 and 5, suspects have damaged a security camera, an electrical box, and destroyed a Plexiglass sign outside the Festival of the Written Arts pavilion located in the 5500 block of Shorncliffe Avenue, Sechelt. Suspects are also gathering in the area, leaving behind garbage and cigarette butts. Anyone with any information about these incidents of mischief is asked to contact RCMP, reference police file number 2020-800018.

Overnight on October 12, a suspect damaged a vehicle parked in the 800 block of Gibsons Way, Gibsons, kicking the front driver side door and front quarter panel, leaving dents and foot prints behind. No other damage or theft of property was reported. The matter has been referred to ICBC.

Theft

Overnight on October 6, a large flower pot was stolen from in front of a business in the 5400 block of Wharf Avenue, Sechelt.

Between September 30 and October 5, a suspect stole a child's bike from either the 7800 block of Fawn Road or the 8000 block of Northwood Road, Halfmoon Bay. The stolen bike is described as a child's blue Norco mountain bike, with serial number 956NCX9K383. Anyone with any information about this theft is asked to contact RCMP, reference police file 2020-800019.

Found Property

On October 7, a cell phone found at a park in downtown Sechelt was turned in. Owner may claim with detailed description within 90 days. Please reference police file 2020-7126.

On October 8, a bike that had been found in the 5600 block of Osprey Street, Sechelt, was turned in. The adult bike may be claimed by owner within 90 days with detailed description. Please reference police file 2020-7148.

Break and Enter

On October 5, at approximately 5:45 a.m., a suspect was caught on security video attempting to break into a business in the 5600 block of Wharf Avenue, Sechelt. The suspect, described as a Caucasian male wearing a dark hoodie and a mask covering the lower half of his face, tampered with a gate to gain access to the property and then approached a shop building, reached through an open window, and attempted to steal a chainsaw. The chainsaw fell to the ground and the male is seen leaving the scene empty-handed. Police are attempting to identify the suspect. Anyone with any information about this incident is asked to contact RCMP, reference police file 2020-7131.

On October 9 at approximately 4:15 a.m., a suspect used a cement block to smash a glass door of a business in the 5500 block of Wharf Avenue, Sechelt. The suspect gained entry through the broken door and stole a black Norco Sight VLT medium sized electric bike that was outfitted with a Shimano Steps Motor. Anyone with any information about this break and enter is asked to contact RCMP, reference police file 2020-7156.

On October 11, at approximately 5:15 a.m., a suspect smashed a window at a business in the 4700 block of Sunshine Coast Highway, Sechelt, to gain entry. The suspect stole several bottles of whiskey before fleeing the scene. Anyone with any information about this incident is asked to contact RCMP, reference police file 2020-7203.

Collision

On October 8, police attended a three vehicle incident on Highway 101 at Havies Road, Sechelt. The first southbound vehicle had stopped to make a left turn onto Havies Road. The second vehicle behind it also stopped but the driver of the third vehicle did not notice traffic was stopped and rear-ended the second vehicle which then collided into the back of the first vehicle. The second and third vehicle drivers were taken to Sechelt Hospital for non-life threatening injuries and both of their vehicles were towed from the scene. The file is still under investigation.



 

Released by

Cst. Karen Whitby

Media Relations Officer
Sunshine Coast RCMP
sunshinecoast.rcmp-grc.gc.ca (English only)
5800 Teredo St. Sechelt, BC V0N 3A0
Office: 604-885-2266
Fax: 604-885-9473

Email: karen.whitby@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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