Ladysmith police briefs

The Ladysmith RCMP reports on some of the activity in and around town in the last while.

January 1

On New Year’s Day, police received a report that a red and black 700-cc Suzuki dirt bike was found near South Watts Road. Attempts to find the owner have not been successful.

January 4

At approximately 4 a.m., surveillance video captured two people who were attempting to break into the Timberlands Pub. The suspects fled before police arrived on scene. The use of the police dog to obtain a track from the scene indicated the use of a vehicle to flee the area. Entry into the pub area was not gained.

February 19

A residence in the 1100 block of Third Avenue was broken into while the homeowners were away. The unknown suspect(s) stole various electronic and computer items, cash and a digital camera.

February 22

On the evening of February 22, Ladysmith RCMP received a report of a quad being driven on the roadway spinning tires during a snow storm on Resolution Place. Patrols were made, but there was no sign of the vehicle. The owner of the vehicle was later identified and spoken to regarding the use of unlicensed vehicles on public roads.

In the evening, an abandoned vehicle was reported blocking the intersection of Rocky Creek Road and Ludlow Road. The black Isuzu vehicle was towed to a Nanaimo tow yard for safekeeping. No one has come forward to claim the vehicle.

If you have any information relating to these crimes or any other ones, please contact the Ladysmith RCMP Detachment at 250-245-2215 or CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-8477.