Police patrol: Crime report

Powell River RCMP reported the following for September 5 to 12, 2018.

Total calls for service: 114
Thefts: 9
Assaults: 7
Impaired driving: 2
Mischief: 5


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Saturday, September 1, to Monday, September 3; Joyce Avenue, 4800 block
Powell River RCMP is investigating two incidents of break and enters to storage sheds in the alley behind businesses in Crossroads Village Shopping Centre. Both occurred over the September long weekend. Stolen items include various tools and an Ichiro Suzuki baseball jersey.



Thursday, September 6; Duncan Street, 7000 block
Powell River RCMP received a report of a theft that occurred at a business. Sometime during the night a quantity of welding cable, welding plates and stereo speakers were taken.



Thursday, September 6; Duncan Street, 7300 block     
At approximately 2:15 pm, Powell River RCMP received a report of theft of 300 feet of welding cable from a business. An unknown male, described as scrawny with a black hoodie, was seen riding away from the store on a bike around the time of the theft.



Monday, September 10; Columbia Street, 6200 block
Powell River RCMP attended a break and enter that occurred sometime during the early evening hours at a residence where an undisclosed amount of cash was taken. In addition, six ladies watches, a necklace and an antique cigarette book with cards inside that depict planes were taken.



Tuesday, September 11; Franklin Avenue, 4300 block
Powell River RCMP is investigating a hit and run to a pedestrian that occurred on September 11 at approximately 8 am. The 17-year-old male reported that he was walking between Field and Glacier streets when a vehicle described as a mid-1990s brown Ford van, possibly an Astrovan, revved the engine and drove directly toward him. The victim jumped out of the way but the van’s mirror struck his elbow. The driver is described as Caucasian and in his 20s to 30s. The victim suffered minor injuries.



Tuesday, September 11; Second Beach
Powell River RCMP received a report of theft from a work truck that was parked at the Tla'amin log dump near Second Beach. The theft occurred sometime since Friday, September 7. Stolen items included numerous tools, wrenches and grinders, most of which were MasterCraft brand. About 100 feet of welding cable was also stolen.



Wednesday, September 12: Duncan Street, 7100 block
Powell River RCMP received a report that a commercial trailer parked at a business had been entered and items were taken. At approximately 5 am, witnesses saw three male youths leaving the area, one on a bike and the other two on foot. When the males saw the witness, they took off south down Duncan Street, then returned to the area, hanging out around another business in the area. The theft was discovered at 6 am.  


Anyone with information about these incidents 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.

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