Police Patrol: Powell River crime report

Powell River RCMP reported the following for June 13 to 19, 2019.

Total calls for service: 117
Thefts: 10
Assaults: 10
Impaired driving: 3
Mischief: 5
Break and Enter: 5

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June 14; Harvie Avenue, 4700 block
At approximately 9:38 pm, police attempted to stop a vehicle heading west on Alberni Street after noticing a tail light was burnt out. The driver refused to stop and continued on to a residence on Harvie Avenue. Police approached the vehicle and started speaking to the driver, who showed signs of impairment. The driver was not cooperative and struck the investigating officer in the face. The 77-year-old male was arrested for assaulting a police officer and a breath sample was obtained, which registered over the legal limit. The driver is currently facing charges for impaired driving and assaulting a police officer.

June 18; Ontario Avenue, 4400 block
At approximately 8 am, police responded to a report of a break and enter at a residence. Sometime around 3:30 am,an unknown person came onto the property, removed a lock from a storage area and stole a variety of fishing equipment from inside, the value of which is in excess of $4,000.

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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