Update #19 on police enforcement of injunction order in Fairy Creek Watershed
B.C., Lake Cowichan
2021-06-08 19:00 PDT
Today, on June 8, 2021, police enforcement continued at an encampment area near Port Renfrew, where officers have been primarily focussing their efforts for the past several days. During the course of the day, 7 persons were arrested for breaching the injunction (civil contempt of court), and 1 for obstruction.
There was also one person that was arrested for obstruction later in the day yesterday, on June 7, 2021.
All arrested persons were transported to the Lake Cowichan RCMP Detachment for processing.
Since enforcement began, the RCMP have now arrested 194 individuals; at least 9 of whom were previously arrested. A full breakdown of how many were arrested for breaching the injunction and for obstruction is still pending.
All news releases on the Fairy Creek Watershed police enforcement issued to date can be found on the Lake Cowichan RCMP Detachment website.
BC RCMP Communication Services
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