Ladysmith police briefs – Dogs missing

Information provided by Ladysmith RCMP

  • Jun. 6, 2011 7:00 a.m.

There were a total of 109 calls for service over this period of time. To date, 1652 incidents have been reported (1688 for the same period in 2010).

May 24 Two vehicles that were parked on a dirt road off of Timberlands Road in Ladysmith had rocks thrown through their windows.

A travel trailer parked in the 900 block of Malone Road was broken into, vandalized and a fire extinguisher was set off inside. The culprit(s) also unscrewed the side and rear windows, and pried the window open while entering the RV.

May 25

Someone damaged the locks trying to get into a truck overnight in the 800 block of Second Avenue, however nothing was taken from inside the vehicle. A second vehicle was also entered and the glove box was checked.

A witness observed a female keying the hood of a vehicle on First Avenue. A charge is to be recommended to the Crown.

May 26

A culprit went through a vehicle that was parked on Gatacre near Third Avenue. Nothing was taken and the vehicle was not damaged.

About $400 in tools were stolen during a reported break-in at a residence on Stupich Road. The owner left at 5 p.m. and returned the next morning to find the front door open along with the sliding door to a back bedroom with no signs of forced entry. The tools included a spool of wire, electrical dual fast stapler and crimper and a DVD player.

Two dogs went missing after residents on Tideview Road observed a Caucasian male driving around in a white van looking for small dogs and puppies and saying that he would pay for them.

May 27

An unlocked truck parked in front of a residence in the 800 block of Malone was entered. The culprit(s) left a flashlight.

A Tom Tom XXL GPS device was stolen from a vehicle parked in the 900 block of Hannington Road sometime overnight. The vehicle had been parked in the driveway and was left unlocked. The Tom Tom is valued at $194.

A chemical extinguisher was sprayed all over the inside of a camper. The owner had been in the camper the morning of May 26 and it was in good order. When she returned the next morning, it was covered in white dust and the extinguisher from the camper was on the front lawn.

A carry bag of $600 in tools was stolen from an unlocked pickup parked right outside the front door of a residence in the 700 block of Malone Road. The tools included socket sets, wrenches, and pliers. Culprits took $10 in change and a driver’s license from a vehicle in the 700 block of Colonia Drive. Police are investigating an assault that took place on the ferry to Penelakut Island. The fight had been broken up by ferry workers.

May 28

A report was received that two vehicles were entered in the 5000 block of Christie Road while it was parked in front of a residence. The only thing stolen was a $20 pair of black leather woman’s gloves.

A report was received in the 900 block of Malone Road. An unlocked vehicle was broken into overnight and a wallet was stolen with about $5 and a few pieces of ID which were cancelled. The vehicle was left unlocked and there was no damage.

May 30

An unlocked truck in the 500 block of French Street was broken into sometime over the weekend. Some change and two hunting knifes were taken — one black with a four-inch blade and the other a custom knife with a four-inch blade in a brown sheath with diamonds on it.