Police Patrol: Powell River crime report

Powell River RCMP reported the following for May 16 to 22, 2019.

Total calls for service: 125
Thefts: 14
Assaults: 2
Impaired driving: 5
Mischief: 6
Break and enter: 6

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May 16; Arbutus Avenue
At approximately 10:44 am, police responded to a report of a break and enter at the Brookfield Energy dam site on Arbutus Avenue. Sometime between 4 pm on May 13 and 8 am on May 14, someone broke in and stole approximately $2,000 worth of tools and supplies, including a Honda generator. The same building was broken into again during the night of May 15 when some other supplies were stolen from inside.

May 17; Selkirk Avenue, 3700 block
At approximately 10:40 pm, police responded to a theft complaint. A neighbour witnessed two male suspects run onto a property, grab two bikes, and then ride away. The suspects were last seen heading south on Selkirk Avenue toward Penticton Street. Two bikes, described as a black Giant and a blue Onyx, were stolen from the residence.

May 19; Arbutus Avenue
At approximately 12:34 am, police stopped a vehicle while conducting a check stop on Arbutus Avenue. Police requested the driver, a 45-year-old female, provide a breath sample under the mandatory alcohol screening laws. The breath sample registered a fail on the approved screening device and the female was issued a 90-day driving prohibition and 30-day vehicle impound under the Motor Vehicle Act.

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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