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Saturday, September 18, 2021


Brandon Sheldon Missing

Nanaimo RCMP ask public for help to find missing teenager

He has been missing for nearly a week.

Police looking to identify two women who stole a $2K camera in Nanaimo

They were seen on camera taking the camera bag.
Missing Nanaimo Men

Two separate men reported missing from Nanaimo area

The men are aged 29 and 34, and family members are concerned for their wellbeing.
Cooling Centre Nanaimo

Nanaimo opens cooling centre for people experiencing homelessness

It will remain open seven days a week til July 10.
Bitcoin Scam

Nanaimo hotels scammed for nearly $1,700 through fake ‘head office’ calls

Employees in both cases were scammed out of their own money.
Nanaimo RCMP Detachment

Foul play ruled out in death of Nanaimo woman following autopsy

Deanna Williams was found dead on June 2.

Driver hospitalized with life-threatening injuries in Nanaimo Parkway crash

The other driver was not injured.

Nanaimo woman defrauded of thousands in lottery scam

She lost nearly $27,000.
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Three men arrested for threats and attempted assault on security guard in Nanaimo

The suspects range in age from 25 to 37.

RCMP release photos of witnesses sought in Nanaimo hit-and-run

Both were seen speaking with the suspect driver prior to the collision.

Donation drive aims to bring coats to Nanaimo’s homeless

40 coats have been donated so far.
Brandon Sheldon Missing

RCMP ask for public assistance after teenager reported missing from Nanaimo

He was reported missing on Thursday.
Nathaniel Biernacyzk missing

Nanaimo RCMP ask public for help to find missing 23-year-old

He has been missing since Saturday.
Nanaimo Sign

Central Vancouver Island remains hotspot in positive COVID-19 cases

68% of Island Health's active cases are currently in the central region.
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Two suspects wanted in targeted Nanaimo home invasion

One of the suspects was armed with a machete.
Grocery Stores Campbell River Nanaimo

Two separate Vancouver Island grocery stores report positive COVID-19 cases

Cases were reported between February 2nd and February 7th.
Bayview Elementary

Nanaimo schools report COVID-19 exposures, others updated to clusters

Contact tracing is underway.
Nanaimo Airport Chargers

New electric vehicle chargers open at Nanaimo Airport

The chargers will be free for use until at least July 2.
Qwam Qwum Stuwixwulh

Two more Vancouver Island schools report COVID-19 exposures

One school on Snuneymuxw First Nation closed Monday/Tuesday.
Nanaimo RCMP drugs and cash Virus

Nanaimo RCMP catch ‘Virus’ on charges of possession

Not the COVID variety.
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.
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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 man dressed in saran wrap and underwear spotted at Woodgrove Mall

Meanwhile in Nanaimo… 

Nanaimo RCMP seek ‘person of interest’ in Makayla Chang murder investigation

A Canada-wide appeal has been issued.

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.

Police are looking for a missing 43-year-old Vancouver Island woman (UPDATED)

She was last seen on July 13th.

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.