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Powell River RCMP release weekly statistics

Police responded to 93 calls for service from September 15 to 21
Powell River RCMP detachment.

Powell River RCMP reported the following for September 15 to 21, 2022.

Total calls for service: 93
Thefts: 9
Break and enter: 3
Impaired driving: 4
Assaults: 1 
Mischief: 1
Mental health: 6

September 15; Mowat Avenue, 5900 block
At approximately 3:51 pm, RCMP responded to a report of a possible impaired driver in the parking lot at Mowat Bay. Police attended and located the vehicle parked in the parking lot. The vehicle was off, but the keys were still in the ignition when police arrived. Police approached the vehicle, found the driver passed out in the driver’s seat, woke the driver up and spoke to the 56-year-old male from Powell River. Police obtained breath samples from the driver, which both registered a fail on the approved screening device. The driver was then issued a 90-day driving prohibition and the vehicle was impounded for 30 days under the provisions of the Motor Vehicle Act.

Anyone with information about the incident 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