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Powell River RCMP release weekly statistics

Local police responded to 122 calls for service from August 11 to 17
Powell River RCMP detachment.

Total calls for service: 122
Thefts: 10
Break and enter: 1
Impaired driving: 1
Assaults: 3
Mischief: 3
Mental health: 6

August 13: Cranberry
At approximately 6:28 am, RCMP responded to a report of a possible impaired driver near Cranberry Street and Manson Avenue. A vehicle was reportedly all over the road and almost hit a parked car.
Police attended and located the vehicle on Highway 101 north of Sutherland Avenue and spoke to the driver, a 22-year-old male from Powell River, who showed signs of impairment. Police obtained breath samples on the approved screening devices, which registered a fail.
Under the provisions of the Motor Vehicle Act, the driver was issued a 90-day driving prohibition and his vehicle was impounded for 30 days.

To report a crime, contact Powell River RCMP at 604.485.6255, or to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1.800.222.TIPS (8477) or online at

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