Police Patrol: Powell River crime report

Powell River RCMP reported the following for October 30 to November 6, 2019.

Total calls for service: 107
Thefts: 9
Assaults: 6
Impaired driving: 2
Mischief: 3
Break and enter: 2

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October 30; Franklin Avenue, 4400 block
At approximately 7:24 pm, police responded to a suspicious person parking an ATV at a business. A male in his 30s was seen leaving the ATV on foot after parking it. Police attended, found that the ATV was reported stolen, made patrols in the area and located the suspect male. He was arrested for possession of stolen property and will be appearing in court. RCMP would like to thank the public who observed and reported this suspicious occurrence, which led to an arrest and possible charges.

October 31; Marine Avenue/Willingdon Beach
At approximately 11:52 pm, RCMP stopped a vehicle near Willingdon Beach after observing it being driven erratically. The 41-year-old male driver was spoken to and admitted to consuming liquor. A breath sample was obtained which registered a “warn” on the screening device. The male was issued a three-day driving prohibition under the Motor Vehicle Act.

November 4; Glacier Street, 7000 block
At approximately 8:44 pm, police responded to a report of a male passed out in a hallway at an apartment. RCMP attended, located the male, woke him up, identified him and found he was arrestable for a break and enter on October 30. Police arrested the male and located break-in instruments on him while conducting a search. The 26-year-old man is facing charges of break and enter and possession of break-in instruments.

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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