File #2017-8438

Date of Crime

- September 12, 2017


4800 Block of Wallace Street

Crime Stoppers needs your help in solving the following crime:

Sometime between Friday September 8th and Tuesday September 12th, unknown person or persons broke into an unoccupied commercial building in the 4800 block of Wallace St and caused extensive damage to the building.

The unknown suspect or suspects entered the property by cutting the perimeter fencing in 2 locations. They gained entry into the building by cutting a padlock on an external door. Once inside, the suspect or suspects cut the electrical wiring at the circuit breaker then virtually stripped the wiring out of the walls and stealing it. This has caused extensive damage to the property as well as making for significant electrical and fire safety hazards. Repairs are estimated to be in the thousands of dollars.

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)