Powell River RCMP reported the following for November 30 to December 6, 2022.
Total calls for service: 97
Break and enter: 3
Impaired driving: 1
Mental health: 6
December 3; Joyce Avenue
At approximately 7:50 pm, police responded to a traffic collision in the 4600 block of Joyce Avenue. An SUV had side-swiped another vehicle and both vehicles had pulled into a nearby parking lot. Police spoke to the 41-year-old male driver of the SUV and observed that he was slurring his words. The driver admitted to drinking prior to driving. The driver provided a breath sample, which registered a fail on the approved screening device. The driver provided a second sample, which also registered a fail. As a result, the driver was issued a 90-day driving prohibition under the Motor Vehicle Act and the vehicle was impounded for 30 days.
Anyone with information about any crime is asked to contact Powell River RCMP at 604.485.6255, or to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1.800.222.TIPS (8477) or online at bccrimestoppers.com.