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Police Patrol: Powell River RCMP report

Incidents and occurrences in the past week include five break and enters

Powell River RCMP reported the following for December 9 to 15, 2021.

Total calls for service: 101
Thefts: 5
Impaired driving: 5
Mischief: 3
Break and enter: 5
Assaults: 2

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