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Police Patrol: Powell River RCMP report

Incidents and occurrences in the past week include a bike theft, a break and enter, and a protest outside of a school

Powell River RCMP reported the following for November 10 to 16, 2021.

Total calls for service: 114
Thefts: 5
Impaired driving: 4
Mischief: 3
Break and enter: 5

November 10; Joyce Avenue, 3900 block
RCMP received an online report of a theft of a bike. Between the dates of November 3 and 9, 2021, a men’s blue and white Telluride mountain bike was stolen from a residence.

November 13; Marine Avenue
At 11:35 pm, a member of Powell River RCMP was on patrol and observed a pickup truck operating with no lights on travelling north on Marine Avenue. A traffic stop was initiated, and the driver was told the reason for the traffic stop. There was a strong odor of liquor in the vehicle and the police officer made a roadside breath demand. The driver provided two samples of his breath, both resulting in a fail. The driver was issued a Motor Vehicle Act immediate roadside prohibition and his vehicle was towed.

November 15; Willingdon Avenue, 4400 block
A cell phone was found in the parking lot across from Westview Ferry Terminal. The owner is asked to provide a description, with a serial number, when contacting Powell River RCMP to claim it.

November 15; Marine Avenue, 4800 block
RCMP received a report of a break and enter at a business. There was damage done to a shed and an orange pressure washer, estimated to be worth $900 to $1,500, was stolen. 

November 16: Willow Avenue, 5500 block
RCMP responded to a protest at Henderson Elementary School and observed 20 to 25 protesters on the sidewalk outside the school parking lot peacefully protesting during an annual vaccination clinic at the school. Protesters remained on site for approximately an hour.

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

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