Weekly Incident Report

Sunshine Coast

2022-07-12 09:05 PDT

High Value Theft of Tools

On July 7th a complainant reported a theft of over $15,000 worth of tools from his trailer which was parked in the Tsain-Ko Centre parking lot at 5500 Sunshine Coast Highway in Sechelt.  The theft occurred sometime overnight between  4pm and 6am between July 6-7th.  Some of the items included multiple Milwaukee brand tools , impact drivers, sawzall, drills, Dewalt tools, impact drills, Veto-Propac tool bags, Knipex hand tools, Irwin dark blue generator-fuel inverter etc.  If anyone witnessed anything suspicious in the area they are asked to contact the Sunshine Coast RCMP at 604-885-2266 or email SCRCMPInfo@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

Impaired Driving

On July 3rd Sunshine Coast RCMP stopped a vehicle in Roberts Creek that was driving erratically. The 17 year old driver, who had only had his Class 7 license for 6 months, was given a roadside screening test which resulted in a Fail reading. The driver was served an immediate 90 day driving prohibition and the vehicle was impounded for 30 days. The matter has been forwarded to RoadSafety BC for review.

On July 11th police were called to a report of a motorcycle crash at Fitchett Rd and King Rd in Gibsons BC. Strong odor of liquor was detected from the drivers breath and breath demand was made to the driver.  The male driver in his 40's refused to provide a proper breath sample  and was subsequently issued an Immediate Roadside Prohibition, the motorcycle was impounded and he received a violation ticket for driving contrary to his restrictions.  The matter has been forwarded to RoadSafety BC for review.

Naked Intruder

On July 3rd a resident in the 3400 block of Sunshine Coast Hwy in Roberts Creek was awakened at 5am by his dogs barking. Upon investigation, the homeowner found an unknown naked male sitting in his living room. The homeowner challenged the male who fled into the bushes, returned and became belligerent with the homeowner before fleeing toward a neighbors house. Police attended and arrested the 37 year old male who appeared to be suffering from severe drug and alcohol impairment. The male was transported to hospital and will be facing charges of Break and Enter and Assault.

Stabbing

On July 6, 2022 at approximately 4:45 pm Sechelt RCMP received a 911 call reporting a male had been stabbed after a loud verbal altercation in the alleyway  between Wharf and Inlet Avenue in Sechelt.

Police attended and located a 31 year old Sechelt resident with several stab wounds. The victim was able to identify the accused, a 30 year old Sechelt man who is known to police before he was taken to hospital for treatment of his wounds which were not life threatening.  Police attended the residence of the accused and arrested him without incident.  Investigation is ongoing, if anyone witnessed this incident who has not already spoken with police they are asked to call the Sunshine Coast RCMP at 604-885-2266.

Theft

On July 5th a resident from the 3400 block of Beach Avenue in Roberts Creek reported his boat had been stolen from it's mooring sometime overnight.  The resident was able to locate his boat a short distance away but a Honda 15hp motor, oars and fishing rod holders had been removed.  

Found Property

On July 5th an Apple watch was located in the IGA parking lot in Wilson Creek.  Watch is being kept at the Sechelt RCMP office and can be claimed by the owner.

Released by

Cst. Karen Whitby

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

Email: karen.whitby@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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