Powell River RCMP reported the following for December 9 to 15, 2021.
Total calls for service: 101
Impaired driving: 5
Break and enter: 5
December 13; Edgehill Crescent
At approximately 9:41 am, police received a report of a break and enter on Edgehill Crescent. Approximately $2,000 to $3,000 worth of tools were stolen from a trailer after the lock was cut off sometime during the previous night. The tools include two Makita impact drivers, a Makita drill, three Makita chargers, six Makita batteries, a Makita biscuit joiner, a Black and Decker jigsaw and some bolt cutters.
December 10; Joyce Avenue
At approximately 11:30 am, police received a report of a break and enter at Canadian Tire. Sometime during the previous night, someone broke into a trailer parked outside the loading dock. Several items valued at over $1,000 were stolen from inside the trailer.
December 9; qathet region
At approximately 3:48 pm, RCMP received an anonymous report of a male and female using drugs inside a vehicle. Police attended and located the vehicle. The driver, a 39-year-old female from Powell River, was spoken to, and police observed signs of impairment. Drug paraphernalia was also observed inside the vehicle. A standardized field sobriety test was done, and the driver of the vehicle performed poorly. As a result, a drug recognition exam was completed and the driver received a 24-hour driving prohibition under the provisions of the Motor Vehicle Act. The driver may also face Criminal Code impaired driving charges at a later time.
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.