Weekly Incident Report
2021-01-05 11:08 PST
Break & Enter
On December 29th, a theft from a secured storage area in a building in the 800 block of Gibsons Way, Gibsons was reported to police. The suspect stole a large number of items including Makita 5-battery pack, circular saw, disc sander, multitool, tool attachments kit, impact drill, jigsaw, and assorted hand tools. Also stolen were two condenser microphones, a black Crybaby brand wah pedal, and a white Boss DD8 model digital delay pedal. Anyone with any information about this break and enter is asked to contact RCMP, reference police file 2020-8936.
Sometime between December 23rd and 25th, a suspect cut off the locks and gained entry to a secured storage area at a residential building in the 800 block of Gibsons Way, Gibsons. The suspect moved two expensive bikes from the locker but left them behind in a different location in the same building. At this time, no actual theft appears to have occurred. Anyone with any information about this incident is asked to contact RCMP, reference police file 2020-8970.
On December 29th, a cell phone found on Highway 101 near Francis Peninsula Road, Madeira Park, was turned in to police. The owner may claim within 90 days after providing a detailed description. Please reference police file 2020-8939.
On December 29th, a bike found in Sechelt was turned in to police. Owner may claim within 90 days after providing a detailed description. Please reference police file 2020-8938.
Sometime in late December a suspect gained access to lock boxes located at businesses in the 800 block of Gibsons Way, Gibsons. The lock boxes contained keys for a number of businesses at a shared location but it’s not yet known which businesses may have been affected. Anyone with any information about these incidents is asked to contact RCMP, reference police file 2020-8942 or 2020-8953.
On December 30th, a theft occurred at a business in the 1100 block of Highway 101, Gibsons. The suspects were captured on surveillance camera. The police are reviewing the footage and the file is still under investigation. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact RCMP, reference file 2020-8979.
On December 31st, police received a report of fraud after an employer e-transferred funds to what he believed was the employee’s cell phone number. After the e-transfer was accepted by the owner of the cell phone number, the employer’s number was blocked. It was later learned that the employee had changed their number and funds were accepted fraudulently by a third party. The file is still under investigation. To learn more about fraud and the latest scams, please visit the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre site at www.antifraudcentre-centreantifraude.ca or the Better Business Bureau at www.bbb.org . Please share this information with friends and family.
On January 2nd, police were on scene at the 6500 block of Norwest Bay Rd, Sechelt responding to a suspicious circumstance when a resident called 911 to report a couple arguing and the sound of gunshots at the same location. Police on scene at the time determined the call was made to impede police in their duties. Police arrested the suspect and the file is still under investigation.
Cst. Jihan McDougallMedia Relations Officer
Sunshine Coast RCMP
sunshinecoast.rcmp-grc.gc.ca (English only)
5800 Teredo St, Box 188 Sechelt, BC V0N 3A0
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