Powell River RCMP reported the following for October 28 to November 3, 2021.
Total calls for service: 167
Impaired driving: 4
Break and enter: 5
November 1; Kiwanis Avenue, 4900 block
At approximately 3:15 pm, police responded to a report of a theft from a bus at Kiwanis Manor. Sometime during the previous weekend, someone gained entry to the bus and took a fire extinguisher, safety cones, first aid kit and the microphone for the loudspeaker in the bus. Value of the stolen items is estimated to be around $250.
October 30; Manson Avenue, 4500 block
At approximately 7:23 pm, while responding to a call for service, police observed a vehicle reverse across the street in front of oncoming traffic. RCMP stopped the vehicle and spoke to the 47-year-old male driver, who showed signs of impairment. A breath sample was taken using an approved screening device, which registered a fail. As a result, the driver was issued a 90-day driving prohibition and his vehicle was impounded for 30 days under the provisions of the Motor Vehicle Act.
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.