Owl sculpture stolen

Sculpture valued at more than $3,500 stolen from The Avenue Gallery in Oak Bay

  • Apr. 9, 2015 8:00 p.m.
This owl sculpture was stolen from The Avenue Gallery sometime during April 2.

This owl sculpture was stolen from The Avenue Gallery sometime during April 2.

Oak Bay police are investigating an art theft after a sculpture was stolen sometime during the day on April 2.

An owl of maple and steel created by Tobias Luttmer was taken from The Avenue Gallery in Oak Bay village. It is valued at more than $3,500.

 

Cars take a beating

An equipment bag containing men’s figure skates was stolen from an insecure vehicle parked in the 2500 block of Estevan Avenue on March 30.

That same day a vehicle parked in the 3500 block of Cardiff Place was vandalized. The rear driver’s side window was smashed out but nothing was removed.

On April 1, an unlocked vehicle was entered in the 1200 block of Hampshire Street. The contents of the vehicle were rifled through and several items of value were removed.

 

No utility room theft

Someone broke into a utility room in the 1100 block of Goodwin Street March 31. However, nothing was stolen.

 

Rec centre targetted

An unlocked locker at Oak Bay Recreation proved fruitful for a thief April 4. A cellphone and wallet were taken. Police have no suspects.

 

A day of roadside suspensions

Oak Bay police handed out roadside suspensions April 5. A vehicle was observed speeding in the 1700 block of Beach Drive. The vehicle was stopped and the driver was found to have consumed liquor in excess of the legal limit and was subsequently served with a 24-hour roadside suspension.

Later that day, in the 3400 block of Cadboro Bay Road a vehicle tried to avoid the police check stop by pulling into a nearby driveway. Police investigation revealed the driver had consumed liquor. He was served a 24-hour roadside driving prohibition and had his vehicle towed. Also during this road block another vehicle was stopped and the driver admitted to consuming a couple of beers. The driver provided two breath samples that led to him receiving a three-day immediate roadside prohibition.

 

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