Police Patrol: Powell River crime report

Powell River RCMP reported the following for September 5 to 11, 2019.

Total calls for service: 106
Thefts: 8
Assaults: 3
Impaired driving: 3|
Mischief: 5
Break and enter: 1

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September 5; Selkirk Avenue, 3700 block
At approximately 9:25 am, police responded to a report of a theft from a vehicle. Sometime during the previous night, someone broke into a blue Volkswagen parked at that location and stole a wallet (containing credit cards, identification and Canadian currency) and a leather folder.

September 7; Powell Place, 6200 block
At approximately 2:12 pm, police responded to a report of a theft from a boat at the Shinglemill marina. Sometime during the previous night, a boat was entered and approximately $300 to $400 worth of liquor was taken from inside. It is believed that entry was made into the boat through a window.

September 9; Joyce Avenue, 4700 block

At approximately 8:45 pm, police stopped a vehicle after the driver failed to stop for a red light. The driver showed signs of impairment and admitted to consuming liquor. A breath sample was taken by police, which registered a “warn” on the approved screening device. As a result, the 61-year-old male driving the vehicle was issued a three-day driving prohibition 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.

School back in session
Powell River RCMP would like to remind drivers that school is back in session and school zones are in effect. Use extra caution while driving as there will be more students on the roads and sidewalks.

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