Powell River RCMP reported the following for October 7 to 13, 2021.
Total calls for service: 117
Impaired driving: 3
Break and enter: 6
October 8; Duncan Street, 7100 block
At approximately 1:16 pm, RCMP responded to a report of a break and enter at a business. Sometime between 5:30 pm and 8 am, someone entered the business and stole a six-inch Makita grinder, a Honda battery charger and a Carstech battery charger. Value of the items stolen is in excess of $300.
October 8; Quesnel Street, 7000 block
At approximately 3:25 pm, police responded to a report of a break and enter. Sometime during the previous night, someone entered the residence and stole a chrome ship bell, a grinder and five fishing flashers. Value of the stolen items is approximately $375.
October 7; Alberni Street, 7000 block
At approximately 12:59 pm, RCMP responded to a report of a collision in the parking lot of a business. On scene, police spoke to witnesses who identified the drivers. While speaking to one of the drivers, a 39-year-old female from Powell River, police detected signs of impairment by drugs. A standardized field sobriety test was completed on the driver and she performed poorly. The driver was then transported to the Powell River detachment and a drug recognition exam was completed. She was issued a 24-hour driving prohibition, and may face impaired driving charges in the future.
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.