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Police Patrol: Powell River RCMP report

Officers responded to 110 calls for service from March 22 to 28
Powell River RCMP detachment.

Officers reported the following statistics for March 22 to 28, 2023

Total calls for service: 110
Thefts: 5
Break and enter: 2
Impaired driving: 4
Assaults: 8
Mischief: 6 
Mental health: 9

March 28; Gillies Bay Road, Texada
At approximately 1:12 pm, Texada RCMP observed a 76-year-old male driving on Gillies Bay Road near Gillies Bay who was known to have a driving prohibition. The male had been served the driving prohibition the previous night for impaired operation of a motor vehicle. The man was arrested for driving while prohibited and released to appear in provincial court. He was issued a violation ticket for driving without due care and the vehicle was impounded. 

Anyone with information about any crime 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