Update #55 on police enforcement of injunction order in Fairy Creek Watershed
2021-07-20 18:50 PDT
Police enforcement of the BC Supreme Court injunction order in the Fairy Creek Watershed area continued today, on July 20, 2021 in the Reid Mainline area.
During the course of the day, individuals were found to be locked in various devices. A total of 6 individuals were arrested; 4 of whom for breaching the injunction (civil contempt of court) and 2 for obstruction.
All arrested persons were processed and released in Port Renfrew.
Since enforcement began, the RCMP have now arrested 452 individuals; at least 28 of whom were previously arrested. Of the total arrested to date, 339 were for breaching the injunction (civil contempt of court), 88 were for obstruction, 10 were for mischief, 3 were for breaching their release conditions, 4 for assaulting a police officer, 1 for counselling to resist arrest, and 1 wanted Canada-wide on warrants issued by Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA).
All news releases on the Fairy Creek Watershed police enforcement issued to date can be found on the Lake Cowichan RCMP Detachment website.
Sgt. Chris ManseauDivision Media Relations Officer
BC RCMP Communication Services
14200 Green Timbers Way, Surrey, BC V3T 6P3 - Mailstop #1608
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