Weekly Incident Report

Sunshine Coast

2022-06-07 11:56 PDT

Impaired Driving

On June 1, at 10:30 pm police were dispatched to a report of a possible impaired driver who displayed difficulty maintaining lanes and consistent speed in the 5500 block of Sunshine Coast Hwy, Sechelt. Police noted the driver was exhibiting signs of intoxication and gave him a roadside alcohol screening test. After two fail results, the driver was issued a 90-day Immediate Roadside Prohibition and his vehicle was impounded for thirty days. The matter has been referred to RoadSafetyBC.


Theft

On June 2, a shoplifter was reported at a business in the 900 block of Gibsons Way, Gibsons. The shoplifter stole a green camouflage jacket with an orange zipper. An employee was able to locate the individual and recover the item prior to police locating the suspect.


Fraud

On June 5, police received a report of a theft from vehicle in the 5600 block Andres Rd, Sechelt. The individual reported that their wallet was taken including a driver’s licence, debit card and credit card. The coast resident quickly acted to notify Equifax and Transunion. Police determined that the credit card was used locally and upon further review of surveillance arrested an individual. Police remind the public to remove any valuables from the vehicle to deter any opportunistic thieves.


Break & Enter


Early on June 1, a suspect gained entry to a business in the 1100 block of Sunshine Coast Hwy, Gibsons, and stole multiple pairs of sunglasses. The suspect was captured on security camera and file is still under investigation. Anyone with any information about this incident is asked to contact RCMP, reference police file 2022-3663.

On May 31, a suspect gained entry to a business in the 5600 block of Sunshine Coast Hwy, Sechelt, and stole approximately 400 donuts. The suspect was captured on security camera. Anyone with any information about this incident is asked to contact RCMP, reference police file 2022-3719.

On June 6, a suspect gained entry to a business in the 5600 block of Cowrie St, Sechelt, and stole a hanging mirror, ceramic dog, and a neon open sign. The suspect was captured on security camera and file is still under investigation. Anyone with any information about this incident is asked to contact RCMP, reference police file 2022-3786.


Found Property

On June 2, a wallet located in the 5600 block of Cowrie St, Sechelt, was turned in. Owner may claim within 90 days with detailed description. Please reference police file 2022-3700.
 

Released by

Cst. Jihan McDougall

Media Relations Officer
Sunshine Coast RCMP
sunshinecoast.rcmp-grc.gc.ca (English only)
5800 Teredo St, Box 188 Sechelt, BC V0N 3A0
Office: 604-885-2266
Fax: 604-885-9473

Email: jihan.mcdougall@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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