Loud house party moved indoors

Police Briefs - Provided by the Ladysmith RCMP

There were a total of 58 calls for service over this period of time. To date, 3,268 incidents have been reported to the detachment (3,392 for the same period in 2010).

Tuesday, Oct. 4

❱ The RCMP responded to a single-vehicle accident on Kulleet Bay Road. Investigation revealed that the vehicle had veered off the roadway the evening prior and had not been reported to police. A driver has since been identified. No injuries suffered as a result of the accident. Speed is believed to have been a factor.

Thursday, Oct. 6

❱ A resident of Wagon Wheel Drive in the Cedar area reported that all of the plums had been removed from the tree in their yard.

❱ The Ladysmith RCMP responded to a report of a theft from a vehicle while it was parked on Timberlands Road. The driver had parked the vehicle during the day and returned to find that the driver’s-side keyhole had been damaged and that his grey subwoofer had been stolen.

❱ The Medicine Garden Wellness Centre was the victim of a theft from their business in the mid-afternoon. It was reported that employees witnessed a male subject described as approximately 6-ft. tall, dark short hair, late 40’s, really skinny, wearing a tracksuit entered the store and knocked over items on a shelf prior to departing. Once the subject had left it was noticed that seven pendants had been removed from the display. The matter is still under investigation.

Friday, Oct. 7

❱ It was reported that four gas cans had been stolen from boats while moored at the fisherman’s wharf. Potential suspects have been identified.

❱ The Ladysmith RCMP was advised of a potential fraud. The complainant received a $951 cheque from Global Test Markets and following the provision of their own money for associated fees they were to collect a $110 sum for their efforts. No loss suffered as a result of the incident.

❱ The Ladysmith RCMP received a report of a single-vehicle accident at the Cottonwood Golf Course parking lot. Officers attended and determined that a male subject had been showing off by spinning his tires aggressively when he lost control of the vehicle and went into an adjacent  ditch. The driver, who had fled the area prior to police attendance, was later identified. Alcohol was believed to have been a factor in the incident.

❱ The Ladysmith RCMP responded to report a single-vehicle crash on Chemainus Road. The witness reported observing a vehicle drive off Chemainus Road into a roadside ditch. The driver, and sole occupant of the vehicle was uninjured and damages to the vehicle were estimated to be below $1,000. Alcohol was a factor in the incident and the driver was served with an immediate roadside prohibition.

❱ A complaint was received regarding a loud party at a house located on the 500 block of Buller Street. Police responded to find 25-30 youths partying in the backyard of a residence. With the assistance of the homeowner, the party was taken inside and the noise was reduced to an acceptable level.

Saturday, Oct. 8

❱ Ladysmith officers conducting a road check on Doole Road observed a vehicle turn off in attempt to avoid going through the road block. The vehicle was later stopped and further investigation revealed that the driver had been drinking and was currently prohibited from driving.  This matter is still under investigation.

❱ It was reported to the Ladysmith RCMP that a grey Toyota Yaris had backed into the complainants vehicle twice while waiting  at a red light in the northbound lane on the Trans-Canada Highway near Edgelow Road. The suspect vehicle was later located by officers in Nanaimo. Subsequent investigation revealed that neither vehicle had sustained damages in the incident.

Sunday, Oct. 9

❱ A Ladysmith resident at the government dock was awoken by the sound of shattering glass and looked out to see a female standing next to a vehicle with a broken window. The female, described as wearing a yellow reflective construction jacket fled the area towards the exit of the parking lot. A female suspect, later located in relation to a disturbance call, was found to be in possession of stolen property. This matter remains under investigation.

❱ A vehicle parked in the 200 block of Warren Street was vandalized in the early morning hours. The resident reports returning to the vehicle to find that the driver-side window had been smashed and no items missing.

❱ The Ladysmith RCMP was dispatched to a theft from a vehicle while it was parked in the driveway of a residence on Westdowne Road. The owner reported that they had gone out to the vehicle in the morning to find that it had been ransacked and that a GPS and Carbon monoxide detector had been stolen. A suspect was later identified and this matter remains under investigation.

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