Update #7 on police enforcement of injunction order in Fairy Creek Watershed

B.C., Lake Cowichan

2021-05-24 17:15 PDT

Today, May 24, 2021, police enforcement of the BC Supreme Court injunction continued at an encampment area near Port Renfrew. During the course of the day, 3 persons were arrested for breaching the injunction (civil contempt of court), and 2 persons for obstruction. This is the same encampment area where enforcement began on May 22, 2021.

All arrested persons were transported to the Lake Cowichan RCMP Detachment for processing.

Since enforcement began, the RCMP have now arrested 53 individuals; 46 for breaching the injunction (civil contempt of court) and 7 for obstruction.

All news releases on the Fairy Creek Watershed police enforcement issued to date can be found on the Lake Cowichan RCMP Detachment website.


Released by:

Sgt. Chris Manseau
Division Media Relations Officer
BC RCMP Communication Services
Desk: 778-290-3791
Cellular: 250-413-7954
Email: chris.manseau@rcmp-grc.gc.ca


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