RCMP Weekly Update


For the week of March 14th – March 21st, 2016.

Total Calls for Service = 97
Impaired Driving = 6
Assaults = 2
Break and Enters = 0
Thefts = 8
Mischief = 4

Disturbance at The Powell River Court House

On March 17 at approximately 2:30pm the Powell River RCMP responded to a complaint of a disturbance at the Powell River Court house located at 6953 Alberni St. Upon Arrival an extremely upset female was screaming and yelling outside the building. The female was upset over decisions that were made within court earlier in the day. Together the Powell River Sheriffs and the Powell River members were able to calm the female down and she left without incident.

Impaired Driver
On March 18th a 2:00am a Powell River officer observed a Dodge Camper Van driver of the curb while executing a right turn at Courtenay Street onto Omineca Ave. Upon stopping the van the driver demonstrated signs of alcohol consumption and subsequently failed a portable roadside breathalyzer. As a resulted the vehicle was impounded for 90 days and the driver’s license was seized for 30 days.

Collision – Alberni Road and Ontario Avenue
On March 18 at approximately 8:00am Ford Van towing a Genie Scissor Lift was traveling eastbound on Alberni Street when a Chrysler 200 traveling southbound on Ontario Avenue entered the intersection and collided with the van and trailer. The driver of the Chrysler 200 was issued a violation ticket for failing to yield to oncoming traffic. Also the driver of the Chrysler 200 was transported to the Powell River general hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

Donation Box Stolen from Tim Hortons

On March 17th a donation box was stolen from Tim Hortons. It’s estimated the donation box contained approximately $200 dollars primarily in coin. The Powell River RCMP are reviewing the establishment’s video surveillance.

Theft of Tail-Gate

On March 19th 2016 it was reported to the Powell River RCMP that a silver tailgate was stolen from a 2013 Silver Dodge Ram 1500 truck while parked in the 4400 Block of Myrtle Ave.

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


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