Police Patrol: Powell River crime report

Powell River RCMP reported the following for November 29 to December 5, 2018.

Total calls for service: 96
Thefts: 3
Assaults: 3
Impaired driving: 2
Mischief: 7
Break and enter: 1

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November 30; Alberni Street, 7500 block
At approximately 12:58 pm, police responded to a report of a theft. Sometime during the previous night, two of three large donation bins outside of a building were broken into and items were stolen from inside.

December 1; Arbutus Avenue, Townsite
At approximately 4:30 pm, police were conducting a CounterAttack roadblock and stopped a vehicle to speak with its 50-year-old male driver. The male showed signs of impairment and admitted to consuming liquor earlier. He provided a breath sample to police, which registered a “warn.” The male was issued a three-day driving prohibition under the Motor Vehicle Act.

December 3; Joyce Avenue, 4400 block
At approximately 10:19 am, police responded to a report of a stolen vehicle from a business. Police attended and determined that at approximately 5:15 am the vehicle, with dealer licence plates, was taken from the parking lot. The vehicle was located a short time later in a different part of town. This matter is still under investigation.

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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