RCMP Weekly Update

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For the week of Dec 7th – Dec 14th, 2015

Total Calls for Service = 108
Impaired Driving = 2
Assaults = 0
Break and Enters = 1
Thefts = 3
Mischief = 6

Broken Window

In the morning of December 7th a large front window was broken to a business in the 7000 block of Alberni Street. Nothing was missing from inside the business. To date no suspects have been identified.

Impaired Driver

Minutes after midnight on December 9th a black 2003 Honda Civic was stopped by police after the vehicle was observed weaving in in the lane, crossing the center lane and traveling at irregular speeds. The driver also demonstrated signs of alcohol consumption and subsequently failed two separate portable roadside breathalyzers. The vehicle as impounded for 30 days and the driver’s license was suspended for 90 days.

Prohibited Driver

On December 12th a 1994 Plymouth Sundance car was stopped by police for having no insurance on Fernwood Ave near Duncan Street. The driver did not hold a valid drivers license and was prohibited from driving. It was also confirmed that the vehicle was not insured and was using the wrong license plates. As a result the vehicle was impounded for a minimum of 7 days and the driver was issued a violation ticket for driving without insurance and a court date for driving while prohibited contrary to section 95 of the MVA.

Single Vehicle Collision

On December 9th at approximately 10:40pm a Blue Chevrolet pickup lost control while executing a turn at Nootka Avenue and Manson Ave. The truck slid off the road and collided with a hydro pole. Thankfully the driver was not injured. The driver did not demonstrate any signs of impairment.

Impaired 3 day

On December 10th shortly after midnight at 2008 Chevrolet Silverado was stopped by police on Harwood Driver near Hwy 101. The driver demonstrated signs of alcohol consumption and subsequently provided a breath sample which resulted in a warning reading. As a result the vehicle was impounded for 3 days and the driver’s license was seized for 3 days.

Damage to Vehicle

On December 13th it was reported to police at a 1995 Ford Explorer sustained significant damage while left it was left unattended on Duck Lake Road. The front and passenger side window had been smashed and a both the glove box and center console had been rummaged through.

If anyone has any information about these crimes please contact the Powell River RCMP or to remain anonymous call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222- TIPS (8477) or online at www.bccrimestoppers.com

Released by Cst. Tim KENNING​​​​​
Powell River RCMP
Phone – (604) 485-6255

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One Response to RCMP Weekly Update

  1. Norma says:

    The truck left unattended on Duck Lake road also had it’s front grill and windshield smashed. It is beyond repair. This is a family vehicle, had plates, and was left because it became stuck. The owner retrieved it the next day, only to find it destroyed. This sort of random and pointless behavior left a young family with three children in a serious bind and I hope the culprits understand that while the police will probably not catch them, “karma” or whatever you want to call it will. Oh, and Merry Christmas to you too…

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