File #2017-11214

Date of Crime

- November 30, 2017


3300 Block of Argyle Street

Crime Stoppers needs your help in solving the following crime:

Sometime between 5:30 pm on Wednesday November 29th and 8 am Thursday November 30th, an unknown person broke into a home under construction in the 3300 block of Argyle St. and stole several tools.

The suspect gained access to the home by throwing a rock through a glass door. Once inside, the suspect stole several tools that were left around the house. The suspect also tried to access the locked garage but was unsuccessful. The suspect left the property pushing an orange wheelbarrow, also stolen from the site, full of the stolen tools.

The stolen tools are mostly Makita tools, many of which are 18 volt cordless tools. They include three impact drills, an oscillating saw, two skill saws, a jig saw, an air nailer, an angle grinder, several spare batteries, a Dewalt air compressor and a Stilleto 15" hammer.

Approx. value of stolen tools $4600.

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:
• by SMS: Text: BCTIP and your message to CRIMES (274637)