File # 2018-10011/2018-10517/2018-10559

Date of Crime

- October 9, 2018

Address

4900 Block of Ian Ave./4200 Block of Princess Rd.

Crime Stoppers needs your help in solving the following crimes:

Thieves are targeting construction trailers and their contents in the overnight hours.

In the overnight hours of Wednesday September 26th, a construction trailer parked on a property in the 4900 block of Ian Ave was broken into. The unknown suspect or suspects forced entry into the locked trailer by cutting the locks on the doors. Once entry was gained, the suspect or suspects stole $3000 worth of construction tools.

In the overnight hours of Monday October 8th, a construction trailer parked on a property in the 4200 block of Princess Rd. was broken into. The unknown suspect or suspects forced entry into the locked trailer by smashing at the door locks. Once entry was gained, the suspect or suspects stole several thousand dollars worth of tools.

In the overnight hours of Tuesday October 9th, the construction trailer parked on a property in the 4900 block of Ian Ave was broken into for a second time in 2 weeks. As was done the first time, the suspect or suspects forced entry into the locked trailer by cutting the locks and stole several tools.

In all instances, it is believed that the suspect or suspects used a vehicle to access the sites in order to remove the many tools.

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: www.solvecrime.ca
• by SMS: Text: BCTIP and your message to CRIMES (274637)