Police Patrol: Powell River crime report

Powell River RCMP reported the following for August 15 to 21, 2019.

Total calls for service: 116
Thefts: 6
Assaults: 5
Impaired driving: 2
Mischief: 7
Break and enter: 4

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August 16; Cranberry Street
At approximately 5:28 pm, police stopped a vehicle for a traffic infraction. The 78-year-old male driving the vehicle showed signs of impairment by alcohol and was advised he would need to provide a breath sample. The male would not provide a breath sample, so he was issued a 90-day driving prohibition and 30-day vehicle impound under the Motor Vehicle Act.

August 20; Joyce Avenue, 4400 block
At approximately 9:56 pm, police responded to a report of a disturbance. One of the suspects, a 40-year-old male, was located a short time later. Police observed that the male had a prohibited weapon and he was arrested. A search was conducted of the male and a significant amount of drugs and money was located on him. He is currently facing charges of failing to comply with a probation order, possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking and possession of a prohibited device.

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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