File# 2017-978

Date of Crime

- February 9, 2017


5000 Block of Dunbar St.

Crime Stoppers needs your help in solving the following crime:

Sometime between Wednesday February 8th at 5:15 PM and Thursday February 9th at 8:45 AM, unknown person or persons broke into a storage compound in the 5000 block of Dunbar St and stole fishing equipment off a boat stored on the lot.

It appears that the unknown suspect or suspects hopped over the south east fence and boarded a 28' Trophy Bayliner which was located at the rear of the compound. Once on board, the suspect proceeded to steal 2 brand new electric Scotty Model 1106-B Downriggers, which had been mounted on the vessel. The value of the two downriggers is approx. $1600.

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)