Update #22 on police enforcement of injunction order in Fairy Creek Watershed
B.C., Lake Cowichan
2021-06-11 19:15 PDT
Today, on June 11, 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 counselling to resist arrest.
All arrested persons were transported to the Lake Cowichan RCMP Detachment for processing.
Since enforcement began, the RCMP have now arrested 214 individuals; at least 10 of whom were previously arrested. Of the 214 total arrested, 172 were for breaching the injunction (civil contempt of court), 41 were for obstruction and 1 for counselling to resist arrest.
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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