Thursday, January 21, 2021


Woodgrove Mall

Nanaimo mall delays opening Tuesday morning after receiving “unspecified” threat

Customers were kept outside while police searched the premises.
Nanaimo RCMP Detachment

Wheelchair-bound woman succumbs to injuries after being struck by vehicle in Nanaimo

The incident occurred on New Year's Eve.
RCMP Cruiser Generic

RCMP seek dashcam footage and witnesses in crash near Nanaimo

WARNING: this story contains graphic details some readers may find upsetting.
BCEHS Air Ambulance

Woman in Nanaimo crash airlifted to hospital in critical condition

Two others were transported to hospital by ground ambulance with serious injuries.
Bowen Road Google Maps

Woman on motorized wheelchair struck by car in Nanaimo

She was taken to hospital with serious injuries.
Snuneymuxw Nation Facebook

COVID-19 outbreak at First Nation near Nanaimo leads to shelter-in-place order

"One thing is for sure: we will walk forward together as Snuneymuxw people."
Nanaimo RCMP Detachment

Nanaimo RCMP offer a Christmas warning after BB gun owner shoots can

Play safe this holiday season, regardless of if you're 6...or 66?
Nanaimo Correctional Centre

Contractor selected as plans move forward for new Nanaimo jail

The government says construction will generate over 1,000 direct and indirect jobs.
Heath Handy Nanaimo RCMP

Nanaimo RCMP hunt for violent suspect believed to be on central Island

He is wanted for several charges including assault and break-and-enter.
Cedar Skate Park

Nanaimo RCMP seek suspect in assault at Cedar Skate Bowl

The victim was able to fight back and the attacker fled.
Nanaimo RCMP Detachment

Nanaimo RCMP seize guns and swords from crashed driver

Officers believe the driver was experiencing a mental health crisis.
City of Nanaimo Skate

Nanaimo offers COVID-friendly holiday skate through late December

A number of businesses and other partners are sponsoring the event.
Nanaimo man arrested

Police searching for Nanaimo woman who fled from vehicle collision on foot

She is believed to have caused the crash between the two Ford F-150 trucks.
McDonalds Coffee Throw

Nanaimo RCMP near conclusion of coffee-throwing case at McDonald’s (VIDEO)

The incident was captured on dash cam footage and widely shared on social media.
Nanaimo Aquatics Centre

Nanaimo announces reopening dates for recreation centres and Aquatic Centre

The facilities have been closed since March 16.

Nanaimo RCMP looking for missing 23-year-old woman last seen August 2nd

Family told police that she is “experiencing some personal struggles.”

Vancouver Island man arrested for sexual assaults of sex trade workers in Nanaimo

Police are hoping that people will come forward with more information.

A new MRI scanner set to open in Nanaimo will reduce wait times on...

There were over 11,264 scans made in Nanaimo last year.

Nanaimo RCMP asking for help locating missing 14-year-old girl (UPDATED)

Her caregivers are extremely worried.

Vancouver Island man wanted on Canada-wide warrant arrested in Nanaimo

Before his arrest he was last seen in downtown Victoria

Nanaimo RCMP release surveillance photos of alleged electronics thieves (PHOTOS)

Two men and one woman are believed to be involved.

Province building 28 affordable town homes in Nanaimo

The units are intended for people with low incomes.

Nanaimo mall locked down Monday after youth spotted brandishing replica gun

Police were seen entering the building fully armed with rifles.

Nanaimo RCMP release surveillance photos of suspects who attempted to drill through bank wall...

They were attempting to access a night deposit box.

New Nanaimo to Vancouver high-speed passenger ferry delays launch

The new ferry was expected to start service this summer.
storage lockers targeted, rcmp say

53-year-old man arrested for 50 break and enters on Vancouver Island

He would crawl on the floor in order to avoid motion sensor alarms.

Nanaimo RCMP looking to return 4 stolen rifles to their rightful owner

Anyone named ‘Tim’ lose their guns?

BC Ferries adding over 300 annual sailings to Nanaimo and Gabriola Island

They’re part of the 2,700 additional sailings announced in February.

RCMP investigating string of intentionally set fires at Nanaimo elementary school

There have been 8 fires since the beginning of April.

RCMP issue warning after two women’s drinks were tampered with at a Nanaimo nightclub

Same nightclub, two different days within one week.

Nanaimo RCMP investigates strange encounter of man wielding knife in public park

The incident took place at Colliery Dam Park.

Bystanders help Nanaimo RCMP officer arrest violent suspect on Sunday

The officer will be “sporting a black eye and some bumps and bruises for his efforts”.

23-year-old woman in critical condition following vehicle rollover near Nanaimo

The car flipped over the centre median into oncoming traffic.

Nanaimo woman rushed to hospital after being repeatedly stabbed by 17-year-old youth

Five bystanders intervened and stopped the attack.

Nanaimo RCMP searching for missing 21-year-old man (UPDATED)

He was last seen on Friday.

Island Health employee fired following Nanaimo hospital privacy breach

102 individuals had their records illicitly accessed.

Nanaimo RCMP searching for stolen iconic First Nations art display

The art is roughly 3 metres wide.
Nanaimo man arrested

Nanaimo motorcyclist killed in three-vehicle highway collision

The incident occurred at noon on Friday.

Family fishing rod heirloom among stolen items in recent Nanaimo theft

“ holds countless childhood memories for me.”

Nanaimo man wanted for stealing a woman’s purse and using her credit cards (UPDATED)

Police are "extremely grateful" for the public's assistance.

Brief car chase in Nanaimo leads to K9 nabbing prolific offender

The 27-year-old was also wanted in Alberta.

Nanaimo RCMP K9 nabs prolific Vancouver Island offender

She had 10 different warrants out for her arrest.