Prolific offender stopped during Parksville crime spree; RCMP hope to return stolen items

By Aaron Schulze
May 15, 2018 - 4:13pm

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NANAIMO — Were you robbed on Monday night?

Oceanside RCMP are asking Parksville residents to check their homes and cars after they found and arrested a 49-year-old breaking into a trailer at a storage compound on the morning of Tuesday, May 15.

Police believe the man travelled on a bike during a crime spree Monday evening, carrying items stolen from the Lodgepole/Ironwood subdivision before being caught on Valley Rd.

Cpl. Michelle Lebrun said "the suspect had many other stolen items" police would like to get back to their rightful owners.

Anyone who had their car or home broken into and is missing items can call Oceanside RCMP at (250) 248-6111.


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