Weekly incident report

Sunshine Coast

2022-08-02 12:23 PDT

Impaired Driving

On July 28, witnesses reported a vehicle had crashed into bushes in the 5000 block of Davis Bay Rd, Sechelt. Police gave a roadside alcohol screening test. After two failed results, the driver was issued a 90-day Immediate Roadside Prohibition and his vehicle was impounded for thirty days. This matter has been referred to RoadSafetyBC.

On July 29, witness reported a vehicle had screped a median in the 4600 block of Sunshine Coast Hwy, Sechelt. Police gave a roadside alcohol screening test. After refusing to provide a sample, the driver was issued a 90-day Immediate Roadside Prohibition and his vehicle was impounded for thirty days. This matter has been referred to RoadSafetyBC.

Fraud 

On July 27, a coast resident reported falling victim to a scam after giving $15,000 to a website claims to invest on behalf of an individual. The resident is unlikely to recover the monies. To learn more about the red flags to watch for, and how to protect yourself from falling victim to the most popular scams, please educate yourself by going to websites such as the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre at www.antifraudcentre-centreantifraude.ca, the Better Business Bureau at www.bbb.org, or the Competition Bureau at www.competitionbureau.gc.ca where you may obtain a copy of the very helpful Little Black Book of Scams. 

Theft of Licence Plate

Between July 27 and late 28, a suspect stole a rear licence plate from a vehicle in the 9000 block of Ionian Rd, Halfmoon Bay. Anyone with any information is asked to contact the RCMP and reference police file #2022-5138.

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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