Police seek to return found items
2023-09-21 08:51 PDT
File # 2023-32886
The Nanaimo RCMP is asking for the public’s assistance in finding the owners of a Samsung tablet and Apple MacBook.
The Apple MacBook was seized by officers on September 3, 2023 from an individual’s backpack while he was being lodged in the Nanaimo RCMP cellblock.
This person is well known to local police and is actively involved in criminal activity; therefore, the item was seized for safekeeping, said R/ Cst Gary O’Brien of the Nanaimo RCMP.
The MacBook should be easily identified as the name Hoffman is displayed on the locked screen and the password hint is
The second item, a Samsung tablet, was found on September 12, 2023, at a downtown business. The battery has since died and the business was unable to locate any identifying numbers on the item that would assist in locating the lawful owner.
If anyone has information on the ownership of these two items, please call the Nanaimo RCMP non-emergency line at 250-754-2345.
R/Cst Gary O'BrienMedia Relations Officer
303 Prideaux St, Nanaimo, BC V9R 2N3
Office: 250-755-4460 Ext. 4533
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