It’s been 40 years this month since the great Comox bank robbery of May long weekend 1983.

Once the dust had settled and the valuables from the safety deposit boxes were taken into account, the theft tallied up to about $370,000 (that’s $1,001,062 in today’s money). Quite a haul!

This article is by Debra Martin from the May 25, 1983 front page of the Comox District Free Press.

With legacy support from the Bickle Family and the Comox Valley Echo.