File # 2017-1779/2017-2894/2017-3204

Date of Crime

- April 26, 2017


3500 Block of 3rd Avenue

Crime Stoppers needs your help in solving the following crimes:

LB Woodchoppers located at 3509 3rd Ave has been the subject of repeated break and enters.
On Tuesday March 7th at 8:55 PM, the door to the business was kicked repeatedly until the glass broke, sounding the alarm. It appears that the suspect in this incident was a young female.
In the early morning hours of Saturday April 15th, unknown suspect or suspects broke into the store having thrown a large rock through the front door glass breaking it. Once inside, the suspect or suspects stole a red Honda 2 KW generator and 3 large, orange and white Stihl chain saw power heads, before leaving on foot westbound towards the restaurant across the street.
On Wednesday April 26th at 4:38 AM the alarm was activated when the glass door was again smashed out with a large rock. This time the unknown suspect stole a red Honda 1 KW generator before fleeing. The suspect also tried to steal a water pump however was unsuccessful and left it behind. The suspect in this theft was dressed all in black.
The value of the stolen property and damages is approximately $8500.

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)