Whistler RCMP media briefs for January 18 to January 25, 2021
Whistler, Sea to Sky
2021-02-02 11:56 PST
Type and number of files:
- Total Number of Files: 131
- Collision Investigations: 9
- Mental Health Act Calls: 1
- Theft Calls:
- Cause Disturbance: 6
- COVID Related Measure Act: 3
File # 2021-388
On January 22, 2021 at approximately 10:45 PM the Whistler RCMP responded to an assault that occurred in the 4200 block of Village Square at the taxi loop. RCMP learned that a male was punched and dragged out of a taxi by a group of four to five males. The males continued to assault the victim by punching and kicking him when he was lying on the ground Two female friends attempted to intervene and were subsequently assaulted. This incident is still under investigation. If anyone witnessed this event or has any information they are requested to contact the Whistler RCMP.
File 2021# 2021-441
On January 25, 2021 at approximately 03:30 PM the Pemberton RCMP responded to a report of a cougar attack on Soo Valley Forest Road. RCMP attended to the location where a male had suffered serious injuries from the cougar attack. The male was already receiving medical treatment from ambulance services when the RCMP arrived on scene. RCMP and Conservations services located and destroyed the cougar ,which was in the immediate area.
On January 20th, 2021 at approximately 05:30 PM the Whistler RCMP executed a search warrant in the 2200 block of Brandywine Way. The RCMP had been investigating an illegal Cannabis delivery service within the community, which led to the seizure of a substantial amount of Cannabis items. The RCMP would like to remind the public that there are extensive regulations about the legal sale of Cannabis as outlined by the federal, provincial and local governments. Whistler RCMP will continue to work alongside the Community Safety Unit to identify those unlicensed Cannabis retailers.
Corporal Nathan Miller
Whistler Community Engagement Team
Sgt. Sascha BanksSea to Sky Operations Support NCO i/c
1000 Finch Drive, Squamish BC V8B 0M5
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