Powell River RCMP reported the following for January 7 to 13, 2021.
Total calls for service: 112
Impaired driving: 5
Break and enter: 3
January 8; Joyce Avenue, 4700 block
At approximately 9:49 am, police responded to a break and enter at the Tourism Powell River trailer. Sometime during the previous night, someone entered the trailer and made a large mess inside. It is unknown if anything was stolen.
January 9; Cedar Street at Arbutus Avenue
At approximately 6:26 pm, police stopped a vehicle near the intersection of Cedar Street and Arbutus Avenue after observing it had a burnt out tail light. Police spoke to the driver, a 62-year-old male from Powell River, and detected a strong odour of liquor on his breath. A breath sample was obtained which registered a fail on the approved screening device. The driver was given an opportunity to provide a second test, which also registered a fail. As a result, the driver was issued a 90-day driving prohibition and his vehicle was impounded for 30 days under the Motor Vehicle Act.
January 12; Edgehill Crescent
At approximately 7:44 am, police responded to a report of a stolen utility trailer from a jobsite. The trailer was last seen the previous day at the job site at approximately 4:30 pm; at 7:30 am the following morning it was missing. Total value of the trailer and tools inside is approximately $20,000. At approximately 11 am on the same day, police were advised the trailer had been located near West Lake and a number of items were missing from inside. Police attended and conducted a forensic examination at the scene. This matter is still under investigation.
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.