RCMP Weekly Update


For the week of Dec 29th, 2015  – Jan 4th, 2016

Total Calls for Service = 68
Impaired Driving = 1
Assaults = 3
Break and Enters = 1
Thefts = 4
Mischief = 1

Theft Of Cash Box

On December 29th a cash box was taken from the thrift store located at 7030 Alberni Street. The theft is still under investigation.

Shooting At Seagulls With Pellet Gun

On January 1st it was reported that someone in the 4900 Block of River Road was shooting seagulls with a pellet gun.

Impaired Driver

On January 1st at approximately 3:30pm a vehicle was stopped by police after it was observed fluctuating speed on Hwy 101 near Gibson’s Beach Road. The driver demonstrated signs of alcohol consumption and provided a breath sample into a portable roadside screening device which resulted in a warn reading. As a result the driver’s license was seized for 3 days.

Driver While Prohibited

On January 2nd at approx. 4:30pm a Dodge Caravan was stopped by police on Hwy 101 near Stevenson Rd. The driver was found to not have a current driver’s license and was issued a court date for driving while prohibited.

Theft From Complex

On January 2nd at approximately 6:30pm a jacket, wallet and cell phone was taken from the men’s change room at the Powell River Complex located at 5001 Joyce Ave. The wallet described as a Roots brand black and brown wallet and the cell phone was a HTC Android.

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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