Thieves steal family keepsakes – Ladysmith Police Briefs

Ladysmith RCMP responded to 76 calls for service in the past nine days.

Ladysmith RCMP responded to 76 calls for service in the past nine days.

Saturday, March 3

} Members of the Ladysmith RCMP responded to a complaint of a fight involving four people and an axe on Eagle Crescent.

Upon arrival, no one was located.  Investigation revealed there had been a fight, but no one was injured and the participants had departed prior to police arrival.

} Police received a report of a break and enter that occurred in the past two weeks to a residence in the 1300 block of Birchwood Road.

Suspect(s) entered a crawl space through a side door and stole a black treasure chest containing memorabilia, 40 years of family photos and a coin collection. The treasure chest is about one and a half square feet in size and is black laquer with brass trim. The owner is appealing to the sense of decency of anyone involved in this crime to please return the personal items and photographs, as they have great sentimental value as keepsakes.

Sunday, March 4

} In the early morning hours of March 4, the Ladysmith RCMP responded to a fight and complaint of mischief on Eagle Crescent. Upon arrival, the police arrested one 23-year-old male for mischief. He was detained in custody and released the following morning. The police are continuing their investigation.

} During the evening of March 4, a vehicle parked on Sanderson Road was broken into. A briefcase with various personal items was stolen. Anyone with any information about this theft is asked to contact the Ladysmith RCMP.

} Between March 2 and March 4, a red Honda EM 3500 generator was stolen from a trailer parked in the 1300 block of Michael Road.

The police are continuing their investigation and ask that anyone who may have seen anything suspicious contact the local RCMP detachment.

Monday, March 5

} The RCMP received a report of a break and enter into a Waste Water Management worksite utility trailer on Oyster Cove Road overnight. Investigation to date revealed that a Hilti Power Actuated fastening gun and various tools were stolen.

Wednesday, March 7

} Ladysmith RCMP responded to a complaint of a break and enter at Telford’s Funeral Home on French Street overnight. A small amount of money was stolen. The police continue their investigation.

} During the afternoon of March 7, the Ladysmith RCMP responded to a complaint of a male walking down Davis Road with a rifle. The male was located, and police seized a pellet gun, along with a small amount of alcohol. The male youth was taken home to his parents and charged for being a minor in possession of alcohol.

Friday, March 9

} The Ladysmith RCMP received a report of a stolen dark burgundy Norco women’s mountain bike. The bike was taken from the residence in the 300 block of Chemainus Road at an unknown date and time. No suspects have been identified.

Saturday, March 10

} In the early morning hours of March 10, RCMP responded to a single vehicle rollover accident. The driver was found to be impaired and was released from police custody to appear in court for charges of impaired operation of a motor vehicle.

Sunday, March 11

} In the early morning hours of March 11, the Ladysmith RCMP responded to a single vehicle accident. A vehicle traveling eastbound on Yellowpoint Road swerved to miss an oncoming vehicle and drove off the road into a fence and hydro pole. No injuries were sustained by the occupants of the vehicle, and no description of the oncoming vehicle could be provided to the police.