Church B&E Solved


2017-08-10 12:23 PDT

File # 2017-5935

On August 9, Oceanside RCMP officers made an arrest in relation to the overnight Break, Enter and Theft from the Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Columbia Beach reported on July 10. Forensic evidence was located at the crime scene that identified 25 year old Qualicum Beach resident, Thomas Dion BRUNEAU as the suspect.

See original press release here

BRUNEAU was arrested and has attended court on this matter. New charges, subsequent to arrest include, Possession of both a Controlled Substance and Break and Entry Tools. BRUNEAU was released by a Judge on several conditions and will be monitored by the Oceanside RCMP prior to his next court appearance on August 22.

Released by

Cpl. Jesse Foreman

NCO i/c Community Policing
Oceanside RCMP
727 West Island Highway, Parksville BC V9P 1B9
Office: 250-248-6111 extension 245


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