Car stolen from Spruston Road – Ladysmith Police Briefs

Ladysmith Police Briefs provided by local RCMP detachment

  • Nov. 22, 2011 5:00 p.m.

There were a total of 67 calls for service over this period of time. To date, 3638 incidents have been reported to the detachment (3852 for the same period in 2010).


Tuesday, Nov. 8

❱ A community member reported two unknown males exit a vehicle.  The males then walked down Buller St., tried to open two other cars and then walked in a back alley behind the Sportsman Pub. The males were described as being approximately 5 feet tall, 15 years old, short brown hair, dark clothing. The vehicle was unlocked.


Wednesday, Nov. 9

❱ An individual reported that his back door was kicked in and that he did not hear anything or see anyone come in. It was learned that the home owner had a disagreement with another individual. The back door went into his basement where personal items were being stored. Nothing was missing.


Thursday Nov. 10

❱ A culprit(s) knocked over political signs over the last two nights along Davis Rd. The consequences of tampering with any of the signs can result in a mischief charge being recommended.


Friday, Nov. 11

❱ A member was on patrol and found an eight foot section of fence on 4th Ave. Patrol in the area found the fence was taken from a residence in the 400 block of Gatacre St. The neighbours advised they had seen a lot of youths in the area previously and think they may be responsible. Very minor damage  was done to the fence.

❱ Another individual reported that his fence had been broken overnight in the 500 block of 5th Ave. Noise was heard at approximately 12:05 a.m. on Nov.11 and then they found the fence damage this morning. Four slats on the gate to the front entrance fence had been pried off.

❱ A member attended the 900 block of 3rd Ave for a report of a disturbance. A female was at a residence screaming and yelling and refusing to leave. This has occurred on at least three occasions. The female was arrested and transported to Ladysmith RCMP cells. The female was  breaching probation by not abstaining absolutely from the illicit use of drugs. The female was later remanded into custody in Duncan.

The female is charged with: mischief, breach of probation and causing a disturbance. Additional charges have now been recommended for possession of stolen property for thefts for motor vehicles in Ladysmith and property that was stolen from a B&E in Nanaimo.

❱ Three windows on the Malone Rd. side of the Ladysmith Secondary School were broken.  It does not appear any entry was gained but significant damage was caused.

❱ A local citizen reported he found two boys breaking into cabins on Norman Rd. The youths entered unlocked cabins and they urinated on a sofa and defecated in the bathroom. They went through cupboards, lit matches and let off fire extinguishers. Parents were advised and all parties are willing to participate in the Community Accountability Program.


Sunday, Nov. 13

❱ An individual reported his 2007 Volkswagen stolen from Spruston Rd at Riverbend Rd. The owner had left his car on the road at about 11:30 p.m. on Nov. 12 and returned to find it missing on Nov. 13 at 5 p.m.


Monday, Nov. 14

❱ Money and prescription drugs were stolen from a local residence in the community. A small quantity of Tylenol 3’s, sleeping pills and Zoplicone were taken.

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