Unsolved crimes April 18th to April 25th

Nanaimo

2017-04-26 10:05 PDT

File # 2017 Unsolved crimes April 18th to April 25th

Unsolved crimes April 18th to April 25th

1. Nanaimo RCMP file # 2017-11555 On Wednesday April 19th, an unknown male ventured into a yard at 38 Irwin St and struck another male twice with a metal pipe. The victim told police he found the male in his yard with a pipe that belonged to him. When he tried to get it back the suspect decided he wanted the pipe more and struck the owner with it. The swings were not painful and the victim escorted the unknown male off his property. The suspect was last seen walking down Irwin St and is described as a white male, 5 ft. 8, late 30's, wearing a stylish but somewhat outdated black jacket with yellow vertical stripes near the arms. He also had on black pants, black sneakers and white socks.

2. Nanaimo RCMP file # 2017-11554 On Wednesday April 19th, an adult female decided instead of tipping for service it would be easier to just steal the tip jar. The jar contained the all the days tips for employees working at Delicados on Aulds Road. The tip thief departed before police arrived. An employee watched and listened as the thief jingled her way through the parking lot with a pocket full of change. The suspect is a short heavy set white female with a long brown ponytail, and was last seen wearing a black jacket and beige pants.

3. Nanaimo file # 2017-11580 Sometime between April 18th and April 20th, a number of thefts have occurred at a construction site located at 1870 Dufferin Crescent. Trailers have been broken into with thieves targeting tools, LED lights and various pieces of equipment. One item of note taken was a Makita curved planner which is quite rare.

4. Nanaimo file # 2017-11731 On Friday April 21st, tools and equipment were stolen from the backyard of residence on Thirteenth St. Taken was a 6 foot ladder, 100 foot yellow extension cord, 72" landscaping rake and a blue wheelbarrow.

5. Nanaimo file # 2017-11935 On Sunday April 23rd, a resident on Entwhistle reported a theft of his recently planted flowers from his backyard. Officers with a rudimentary understanding in botany attended and confirmed the flowers were missing. The suspect is an older Asian gentleman who was last seen running away with a pocket full of flowers. The suspect was wearing a grey hoody, grey sweat pants and blue pack sack.

6. Nanaimo file # 2017-12181 On Tuesday April 25th, a shed located in the backyard of a home in the 500 block of Wentworth St was broken into. Taken was a small love seat, Cannondale bicycle, garden tools and an inflatable mattress.
 

Released by

Cst. Gary O'Brien

Media Relations Officer
Community Policing Services, Nanaimo
303 Prideaux St, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 2N3
Office: 250-755-3257
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Email: gary.obrien@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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