Powell River RCMP reported the following for October 3 to 9, 2019.
Total calls for service: 98
Impaired driving: 3
Break and enter: 2
October 3; Retaskit Court
While conducting a traffic stop and interacting with the driver of a 2010 Cadillac CTS, officers from the Powell River detachment noted drug paraphernalia in the vehicle. The driver was arrested and the vehicle was searched. The search located a large amount of crystal meth and an undisclosed amount of cash. The 29-year-old female from Dawson Creek was issued a court date of January 7, 2020, to answer to the charge of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking. The vehicle was seized as offence-related property.
October 3; Homalco Road, 6600 block
At approximately 8 pm, police received a report of a break and enter. The owner had just returned home after being away to find her home broken into. The unknown suspect(s) broke a window to gain access to the house and once inside stole various food items.
October 5; Egmont Street
At approximately 2 pm, an officer on patrol noted a Chevrolet Equinox westbound on Egmont Street. When the plate was queried on the police database it was learned the vehicle was not insured, so the officer conducted a traffic check. The male driver failed to produce a driver’s licence and it was determined he was a prohibited driver. The 44-year-old Powell River resident is now facing charges of driving while prohibited. He was also issued an indefinite licence suspension, a violation ticket for driving a motor vehicle without insurance and the vehicle, which did not belong to him, was impounded for seven days.
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.