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General News · 21st October 2019
Cpl. Sean Bulford
Last week we received a report of a vehicle passing a stopped school bus. This was a dangerous situation, and School busses are equipped with flashing red lights and a stop sign for a reason. A witness obtained a licence plate, and video surveillance on the bus confirmed it. The registered owner is being issued a violation ticket. Your local RCMP members use a great deal of discretion when enforcing traffic laws on these islands. However, we will always issue tickets for this type of driving behaviour. I would like to thank the witnesses for coming forward in this instance.

Last week a suspicious male was observed to be defecating near the school yard while kids were in the garden. This was observed by an alert witness, who notified the school. A licence plate and vehicle description was obtained. Members eventually located the vehicle, as it continued to drive aimlessly around the Island. The driver, who was visiting from off Island, failed a Road side Screening device and was issued a 90 day Immediate Roadside Prohibition under the Motor Vehicle Act. This is just another reminder of the importance of reporting suspicious behaviour.

We currently have two mountain bikes in our exhibit locker. These bikes were reported as abandoned. We typically hold items like this for 90 days before disposal. If you are missing a bike, please contact us and provide a description. It may be here.

Lastly, I would like to remind Island residents to report thefts, attempted thefts, and suspicious activity. I have been notified of a few concerning incidents lately through third hand word of mouth. It's important that your local police know about developing trends, as it could indicate a new individual or group is active on our islands. We are a short ferry ride away from Campbell River, which is prone to a high level of property crime. Please do not assume that we are completely sheltered from this type of thing.

Cpl. Sean Bulford
Regimental No. 54239
NCO i/c
Quadra Island Detachment
cell: (250)204-1676
Both islands...
Comment by Ester on 23rd October 2019
The reports will include both islands.
Neighbourhood News
Comment by Gypsy Mama on 23rd October 2019
As Quadra is our closest neighbour, I actually appreciate knowing the events happening on Quadra.
There have been times when Cortes people were involved in Quadra events, just as I'm sure there are times when Quadra people are involved in Cortes events.
There is no reaso to leave out any information, perhaps just the clarification of which island the events happened on.
Thanks for these reports,,, good to know there is minimal crime activity on both our islands.
Editors note
Comment by Ester on 23rd October 2019
I asked him to separate them and he will the next time. All the incidents above occurred on Quadra.
RCMP reports on tidelines
Comment by gail ringwood 935 6960 on 23rd October 2019
I would request that the issues reported for Quadra be separated from the issues affecting Cortes.