File # 2018-6720/2018-6762

Date of Crime

- July 11, 2018


Canal Main

Crime Stoppers needs your help in solving the following crimes:

Sometime in the overnight hours of Tuesday July 10th, two shops in the Canal Main area were broken into.
A shop on Shoemaker Bay Rd was broken into sometime between 5:30 pm and 5:30 am on Wednesday July 11th. The unknown suspect or suspects forced their way through a side door after unsuccessfully trying to pry open another door. The suspect or suspects went throughout the shop stealing several welding and impact tools in the process.
A second shop located near Summit 31, was also broken into sometime between 4:30 pm and 5 am on Wednesday July 11th. At this site, the suspect or suspects had cut off the locks to the secured gates accessing the site. The suspect or suspects then cut locks on some heavy equipment and a fire truck tool box all stored on site. Stolen were a fire nozzle, a few tools, gas cans and approx. 100 L of diesel fuel which was taken from the heavy equipment.

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)