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Police Patrol: Powell River RCMP report

Officers reported responding to 148 calls for service during the first week of February
Powell River RCMP detachment.

Powell River RCMP officers reported the following for January 31 to February 6, 2024

Total calls for service: 148
Thefts: 7
Break and enter: 2
Impaired driving: 1
Assaults: 2
Mischief: 11
Mental health: 7

February 4; Duncan Street
Powell River RCMP responded to a report that a man had entered the Powell River Airport lounge and pushed past employees, through the tarmac doors and onto the airport runway. Airport staff swiftly locked the building to ensure passenger safety. Police arrived and the man was arrested for mischief and held in custody to appear in front of a judge. The flight leaving Vancouver was held at the south terminal for 20 minutes until it was determined safe to depart.

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 1.800.222.8477 or

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