File #2017-11523/2017-11538

Date of Crime

- December 9, 2017


3400 Block of 17th Avenue and Estevan Drive

Crime Stoppers needs your help in solving the following crime:

The Grinch is at it again. The Grinch is dampening the Christmas spirit for some Port Alberni residents. The unknown suspect or suspects are stealing holiday light sets and decorations from unsuspecting home owners.

Sometime overnight of Saturday December 9th, the suspect or suspects stole several holiday light projectors, blow-up Christmas decorations including a Santa with a hockey stick and other décor from several homes in the 3400 block areas of 17th Ave and Estevan Dr.

Home owners can help keep the Grinch away by keeping an eye on their neighbourhoods and by bringing their light projectors in during the overnight hours.

Don’t let the Grinch steal your holiday spirit.

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)