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Police Patrol: Powell River RCMP report

Powell River RCMP reported the following for March 25 to 30, 2021.
Powell River RCMP detachment.

Total calls for service: 87
Thefts: 5
Assaults: 6
Impaired driving: 2
Mischief: 5
Break and enter: 2

March 26; Glacier Street
At approximately 2:09 pm, police responded to a report of a collision on Glacier Street at Joyce Avenue. After speaking to witnesses, it was determined that a vehicle swerved onto a curb and rear-ended another vehicle, which caused that vehicle to rear-end a transit bus. Although there was significant damage to the vehicles, there were no serious injuries. After speaking to the driver of the first vehicle, police detected signs of impairment. As a result, police conducted a standardized field sobriety test and the driver was issued a 24-hour driving prohibition under the Motor Vehicle Act.

March 26; Harvie Avenue
At approximately 8:30 am, police responded to a report of a stolen vehicle in the 4700 block of Harvie Avenue. Sometime between 8 pm on March 25 and 8:30 am on March 26, a Dodge Caravan was stolen from a residence. On March 29, police recovered the stolen vehicle after a community member reported it. The vehicle was seized and a forensic examination was conducted on it. This incident is still under investigation.

March 29; Padgett Road
At approximately 10:11 am, police received a mischief report regarding Padgett Road. Sometime between midnight and 5 am on March 28, someone deliberately damaged parking signs and address markers on McLeod and Padgett roads.

Anyone with information about these incidents 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