File # 2017-7850

Date of Crime

- August 29, 2017


3000 Block of 3rd Avenue

Crime Stoppers needs your help in solving the following crime:
Sometime between 4:30 PM on Monday August 28th at 6:45 AM on Tuesday August 29th, unknown person or persons broke into a commercial building under renovations in the 3000 block of 3rd Ave. and stole several construction tools.
The suspect or suspects gained access to the property by scaling an 8 foot high perimeter fence then climbing some scaffolding to access an opening in the second storey of the building. After cutting through a tarp, the suspect or suspects entered the building making their way throughout and stealing many tools. The stolen tools include:
• 3 Dewalt cordless impact drivers
• Dewalt angle grinder
• Milwaukee cordless impact driver kit
• 2 compound mitre saws
• 10” Rigid table saw
• Rigid ½” hammer drill
• 2 Framing nailers
• 3 Bostitch air nailguns
• some drills
• Makita skill saw
As well as various other tools and accessories
Most of the tools are engraved with either "OTW" or "Off the Wall". The approx. value of the tools is $6500.00.
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)