Officers reported the following for January 18 to 24, 2023.
Total calls for service: 131
Break and enter: 4
Impaired driving: 1
Mental health: 11
January 24; Joyce Avenue, 4700 block
At approximately 12:55 pm, police received a report that an unlocked vehicle parked on Joyce Avenue had been broken into overnight. A pink skate bag containing hockey skates and a helmet were stolen. The items have since been located, discarded near that location.
January 23; Dixon Road, 2700 block
At approximately 10:17 am, police received a report that two locked pickup trucks parked on Dixon Road had been broken into. The windows had been smashed and several tools were stolen.
January 21, Willingdon Avenue, 4700 block
At approximately 2:40 pm, police received a report that a locked pickup truck parked on Willingdon Avenue had been broken into sometime over the past 29 hours. The window had been smashed and several Dewalt tools were stolen.
January 21; Joyce Avenue, 4400 block
At approximately 12:42 pm, police received a report that a locked pickup truck had been broken into sometime overnight. The window had been smashed and an orange chainsaw and some loose change sitting in the console were stolen.
Powell River RCMP would like to remind all residents to lock all car doors and windows when their vehicles are parked and to remove all items from the vehicle, including but not limited to: tools, wallets, purses, bags, loose change and anything else of value.
January 18; Manson Avenue at Joyce Avenue
At approximately 5:26 pm, police responded to a report of a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of Manson and Joyce avenues. A truck travelling northbound on Manson attempted to turn left onto Joyce and struck an oncoming vehicle. EHS attended; no injuries were sustained. The 42-year-old male driver of the truck was issued a violation ticket for Fail to Yield on a Left Turn under the Motor Vehicle Act.
Anyone with information about the incidents above 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.