Comox Valley Week In Crime: drug deal, dog attack
A man's face has been covered with bear spray in a drug deal gone wrong.
RCMP were called to reports of a fight in progress in the 800 block of Ryan Road, Courtenay, on May 5th. One man now faces a possible charge of assault.
A man wanted in Alberta has been found in the Comox Valley, after being pulled over in a pickup truck with stolen licence plates.
It was spotted on 5th Street in Courtenay after being the subject of another driving complaint earlier in the week.
The driver was arrested for possession of stolen property, then charged under the Motor vehicle Act for not having a drivers licence
On May 1st, 2012, RCMP received a report of a child being driven in a car around the parking lot at 1003 Ryan road,
The child was not restrained and was walking around in the back seat. The car was located and stopped and the child was then seated, but the restraining straps were not done up. A ticket was issued under the Motor Vehicle Act.
On May 2nd, the Comox Valley RCMP responded to a report of a vehicle passing a stopped and unloading school bus.
The bus driver stated he was stopped with his flashing red lights on at the time of the incident. The offending driver was located and admitted to the infraction.
"Motorists are reminded to stop for school buses emitting their red lights, the outcome of such actions could be devastating," says Constable Don Sinclair.
The entire cash register at Chrissy's Lunch Box has been stolen. A thief broke in to the property at 4915 Island Highway north on the night of May 4th.
The City of Courtenay has reported multiple cases of to the art gallery and the museum in downtown Courtenay and in the Woodcote park area. Anyone with information on these incidents is being asked to contact the RCMP.
Police responded to an overturned vehicle in the ditch on Kelland road in Black Creek on May 3rd. As a result of the investigation the male driver faces possible charges of Impaired Driving and Driving Over .08 , he also was given a 24 hour suspension , a motor vehicle act violation ticket and served with an administrative driving prohibition. The man will appear in court in the future.
This was just one of six impaired driving incidents in the Comox Valley throughout the past week.
Comox Valley RCMP responded to an assault at the Petro Canada service station at 1723 Cliffe avenue in Courtenay on May 4th. An intoxicated person entered the store and assaulted the employee that was working at the time. The man faces possible charges of assault and will appear in court on a future date.
Police received a call of a dog attack on May 7th, from a woman who had been jogging on a trail in Cumberland. This matter has been referred to the Animal control officer in Cumberland and remains under investigation.
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