Roberts Street businesses hit – Ladysmith police briefs Feb. 8 to Feb. 14

  • Feb. 17, 2011 8:00 p.m.

Information provided by Ladysmith RCMP


A car parked on Gatacre Street was damaged on Feb. 4 or 5. Someone had kicked the trunk.

Break and Enter:

A quilting shop on Roberts Street was broken into on Feb. 9. The suspect gained entry by prying open the back door. Loose change from the cash drawer and a camera was stolen and computers were tampered with.

There was a break and enter overnight at Custom Furniture on Roberts Street, Feb. 9. A side door was pried open, but the incident was not noticed until several hours later. The only things missing were a pair of white socks, blue underwear and two pink crafters’ kits. The kits contained screwdrivers, a hammer and measuring tape.

The Ladysmith Kinsmen building on Fourth Avenue was broken into Feb. 3 or 4. Food items were stolen. It was believed that the back door was left open or ajar following one of their functions.

Theft from Motor Vehicle:

A laptop was stolen from an unlocked vehicle parked in the 400 block of Parkview Terrace on Feb. 10. The laptop had a 17-inch screen, was three years old and was worth approximately $1,000. It was in a black leather Nanaimo Airport carrying case.


A Yamaha 3 HP outboard motor was stolen from Silverstrand Road on Feb. 10.

A 2010 black u-built utility trailer was stolen from Simpson Road in early February. The trailer was a flat deck with modular metal sides and a wooden bottom.

Driving Offence:

A driver of a vehicle was stopped at a checkpoint at the corner of the Trans Canada Highway and Davis Road on Feb. 13. The driver was served with a four month driving prohibition.

Breach of Conditions:

A breach and a warrant have been requested for an individual who breached his conditions on Feb. 14. The individual was supposed to be inside his residence between 9 p.m. and 7 a.m. and present himself at the door within five minutes at the request of a police officer, but when an officer attended the address at 6:20 a.m. failed to do so.