Date of Crime
Crime Stoppers needs your help in solving the following crime:
Sometime between 3:30 pm on Wednesday July 25th and 1 pm on Friday July 27th, an unknown person or persons stole a water pump off a fire truck.
The red 1987 Ford quick response fire truck had been parked on Cold Creek Main Rd behind the Coombs Country Candy Store, approx. 150 m behind the locked gates. An unknown suspect or suspects entered the area and stole the Wajax water pump after cutting a lock securing a locking bar which had been placed through the water pump, securing it to the fire truck. The pump is readily identifiable as it is stamped with “Island Timberlands” on the top of it. Also taken from the fire truck was a red plastic, 25 L marine fuel tank.
This theft has impacted Island Timberlands resources in providing fire suppression coverage at this time of extreme fire danger.
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)