Total calls for service: 127
Impaired driving: 3
Break and enter: 3
September 22; qathet region
At approximately 4:18 pm, Powell River RCMP received a report that a TikTok video had been posted of a male using his hand to imitate shooting another male. After further investigation, a second video was found in which the male was seen threatening another male with a knife. The 24-year-old suspect was arrested for uttering threats and released to appear in Powell River Provincial Court.
September 23; Alberni Street
At approximately 3:08 pm, a police officer on patrol observed a vehicle registered to a driver with an expired licence driving on Alberni Street. The driver was identified and after investigation, it was learned that the 57-year-old male was a prohibited driver. He was arrested for prohibited driving, issued a violation ticket for no driver’s licence and the vehicle was towed and impounded. The driver was released to appear in court at a later date.
September 26; Highway 101, north
At approximately 7:56 am, RCMP received a report of a single vehicle collision on Highway 101 near Sliammon Road; the vehicle went off the road on the right side. There was significant damage to the vehicle but no injuries were reported. Road conditions were wet and slippery and the two vehicle occupants indicated that speed was a factor. The driver was issued a violation ticket for speeding relative to conditions and the vehicle was towed.
Powell River RCMP would like to remind everyone that the rainy season has arrived and roads are likely to be wet and slippery, and to slow down and take caution, especially on sharp curves and blind corners.
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 bccrimestoppers.com.