Thieves steal gear, damage helicopter

“We are actively investigating this occurrence,” said North Cowichan/Duncan Cpl. Krista Hobday.

An ATV, headsets, compass and charts were stolen and a Robinson R44 helicopter sustained tens of thousands of dollars in damage after thieve(s) broke into a Herd Road storage barn on or before the evening of Sept. 4.

“We are actively investigating this occurrence,” said North Cowichan/Duncan Cpl. Krista Hobday.

The victim of this crime is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person or people involved. Those with information about this incident are encouraged to call the North Cowichan/ Duncan RCMP at 250-748-5522 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).