Crime Stoppers needs your help in solving the following crime:
On Sunday June 11th between 1 PM and 5:30 PM, a red Volkswagon Golf was parked near the 21 km marker of Bamfield Main Rd after it broken down. Sometime during this time, an unknown person or person(s) threw a large rock through the rear passenger window of the car before reaching in and stealing several items.
Stolen was a black duffle bag with yellow sunflowers that was filled with clothing, a Northbound sleeping bag and a Thermarest sleeping pad. The second bag stolen was a Nanaimo Search and Rescue backpack full of various rescue gear. The SAR pack was magenta coloured Osprey Tempest 30 pack and contained a pair of black Nanaimo SAR branded Arc'teryx Beta women’s pants and a bright yellow Petzl Vertex Vent climbers helmet, amongst other things.
Also stolen were a new 2 1/2ft long wood handled black axe, 2 older iPODs, 2 First Aid kits, hiking poles and various camping and backpacking survival kit items.
The value of the stolen goods and damage to the car is in excess of $1500.
Anyone with information on this, or any other crime, is asked to contact the Port Alberni RCMP at
250-723-2424 or Alberni Valley Crime Stoppers at:
• by phone: 1-800-222-8477(TIPS)
• online: www.solvecrime.ca
• by SMS: Text: BCTIP and your message to CRIMES (274637)