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BC resident loses $1,500 in fraud scam

POWELL RIVER, B.C. – Police are warning residents of a fraud scam after a Powell River resident lost $1500. According to Powell River RCMP Staff Sergeant Rod Wiebe, the victim received a phone call from...

Powell River RCMP respond to threats to use hot oils against prowlers

POWELL RIVER, B.C. – The local RCMP detachment is investigating disturbing comments that were made on Powell River networking websites. According to a release from Constable Ron Palmquist, the comments were in reference to issues...

Campbell River Axe Attacker Sentenced to 18 Months

A Campbell River man has been sentenced to 18 months in prison. Dan Van Do attacked three men with a hatchet in June 2016 at the small craft harbour adjacent to Discovery Harbour...

IIOBC Seeking Witnesses in Qualicum Officer-Involved Shooting

The investigation continues into an officer-involved shooting earlier this month. On October 12th, RCMP responded to reports of a man who had allegedly stabbed himself inside a vehicle on the inland Island Highway in Qualicum...

RCMP investigating alleged assault

Campbell River RCMP is looking for witnesses in an alleged assault. Constable Jacqueline Biller says a woman was assaulted late Tuesday evening near Dogwood and Evergreen by two men. "We also received information that a...

RCMP reminding residents to report all types of thefts

RCMP is reminding people to make sure you report thefts, even if they are minor. Mounties in the Comox Valley recently recovered numerous tools after executing a search warrant. Constable Rob Gardner says it's important to...

Preventing theft in Campbell River

Police in Campbell River are teaming up with local businesses in an effort to combat theft. RCMP Constable Sara Clark says Mounties have been dealing with an unusually high amount of shoplifting complaints and...

Arrest made in fatal hit and run

An arrest has been made in a fatal hit and run that took the life of an 18-year-old man in Merville. RCMP Constable Rob Gardner says the incident happened at around 5:30 AM on Tuesday...

RCMP believe of connection between Campbell River and Courtenay robbery

Mounties in Campbell River are hoping someone can help identify the person responsible for several recent robberies. Constable Jackelynn Biller says there have been three robberies in Campbell River and one in Courtenay that they...

Double homicide suspect makes first court appearance

The man facing charges in connection to a double homicide in Courtenay will be back in court later this week. The man was arrested last week at a residence on Urquhart, where a man and woman were...

Comox Valley RCMP investigating double homicide in Courtenay

Two men have been arrested after a double homicide in Courtenay. Constable Rob Gardner says RCMP were called out to a residence in the 2300 block of Urquhart Avenue to a report of a shooting...

Mounties investigating motorcycle crash

Mounties are investigating after a crash between a motorcycle and a vehicle in Campbell River. Constable Sara Clark says it happened at the corner of Dogwood and Hilchey. Clark notes that this is the second collision...

Campbell River man has been charged with animal cruelty

A Campbell River man has been charged with animal cruelty, accused of beating his dog and causing serious facial and jaw injuries. The SPCA took possession of the dog back in February. The investigation revealed numerous injuries,...
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