At approximately 5:10 am, on Saturday December 14th, 2019, a break and enter occurred at the Tim Horton’s, situated next to the Shell Gas and convenience store in upper Lantzville. The Tim Horton’s is currently under construction and is not open to the public.

After reviewing video surveillance, investigators saw that one of suspects forced open the drive through window, and then climbed inside the business. The suspect was inside for several minutes then reappeared with an arm full of unknown items. The individuals involved arrived and departed afterwards in a dark coloured vehicle, possibly a Ford Fusion. As many as three suspects were involved with two of them wearing black balaclavas to conceal their faces.

If you have any information on this incident, please call the Nanaimo RCMP non-emergency line at 250-754-2345 or Crime Stoppers at or call 1-800-222-8477.