Police Patrol: Powell River crime report

Powell River RCMP reported the following for August 8 to 14, 2019.

Total calls for service: 140
Thefts: 6
Assaults: 3
Impaired driving: 7
Mischief: 10
Break and enter: 10

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August 9; Joyce Avenue, 4500 block
At approximately 3:30 pm, RCMP received a report of a break and enter at a residence. It was determined that sometime over the past three weeks unknown suspect(s) entered the residence and stole some women’s rings, a Lenovo laptop computer and a passport. Police do not have any suspects at this time.

August 9; Lund Street
At approximately 9 pm, police were called to the Wildwood Hill for a cyclist who had fallen off of his bike. Upon arrival, Powell River Fire Rescue were already on scene. It was determined the male cyclist was intoxicated and had been the subject of a previous complaint earlier in the evening. The 59-year-old male was arrested for being intoxicated in a public place and lodged in cells until he was sober.

August 14; Duncan Street, 7000 block
At approximately 9:15 am, police attended Powell River Brain Injury Society for a report of an attempted break and enter. In attempts to gain entry, unknown subjects broke the handle off of the rear door but were unable to get inside. Various drug paraphernalia was left behind.

August 14; Marine Avenue, 4800 block
Prior to the incident at the brain injury society, police responded to another report of a break and enter at Putter’s Mini Golf. A shed was broken into and a tub of Island Farms Rainbow Sherbet was stolen. This was the second break and enter at the business in as many weeks.

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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