Police Patrol: Powell River crime report

Powell River RCMP reported the following for May 14 to 20, 2020.

Total calls for service: 117
Thefts: 7
Assaults: 4
Impaired driving: 2
Mischief: 2
Break and enter: 3

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May 16; Field Street, 7200 block
At approximately 9:43 am, police responded to a report of a theft. Sometime between 8 pm on May 15 and 8 am on May 16, someone cut a lock on a work trailer and stole numerous power tools. Some of the items stolen include a Bosch air stapler, a Makita cordless saw and three SuperRoofer nail guns. Value of the items stolen is in excess of $2,500.

May 16; Westview Avenue, 4200 block
At approximately 3:44 pm, police responded to a mischief complaint. Sometime between 1:30 and 2 pm, someone smashed the windows on a Ford Mustang parked in a parking lot in the 4200 block of Westview Avenue.

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.

NOTICE: Powell River RCMP detachment is still closed. During the COVID-19 health emergency, people are encouraged to call the detachment rather than showing up in person, so it can be determined if personal attendance is truly necessary. All administrative services such as fingerprinting and criminal record checks have been halted until further notice. The non-emergency line is 604.485.6255.

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