Whistler RCMP media briefs for July 12th to July 19th, 2021


2021-07-22 11:14 PDT

File # 2021-3248

Whistler RCMP media briefs for July 12th to July 19th, 2021
Whistler, Sea to Sky

2021-3201 Women Bear Spayed

On July 14, 2021 12:04 PM, Whistler RCMP responded to an incident of a female who had been bear sprayed while walking her dog in the 1000 block of Legacy Way. The female had walked past the suspect who was sitting at a picnic table. The women who was sitting at the table was reported to have chased after the female and bear sprayed her and her dog. The RCMP have since identified the suspect through CCTV footage and are attempting to locate her. This appears to be an isolated event and the suspect is not from the Whistler area. This incident is still under investigation.

File # 2021- 2789 Dog Bite

On June 25th, 2021 at 2:30 PM, RCMP responded to a dog bite incident that occurred in the 8000 block of Nicklaus North Blvd. Two young girls who were out walking with their family suffered injuries from a dog attack. The dog owner remained on scene and was cooperative with police. The RCMP issued the dog owner a Bylaw ticket and Resort Municipality Bylaws was updated.

21-3231 Theft

On July 16, 2021, at 12:48 PM, Whistler RCMP received a report of a wire theft that occurred overnight between July 15 and 16 from the 8000 block of Nesters Rd. The fence located at the North side the property was cut. Wire was stolen with an estimated value of $1000. This incident is still under investigation. The RCMP will be reviewing CCTV footage.

21-3242 Fight on the Village Stroll

On July 17, 2021 at 2:02 AM, RCMP responded to 10 people fighting in the 4300 block of Main Street. Upon attendance, RCMP observed two males with bloody faces when they arrived on scene. EHS was called for the individuals to provide medical assistance for their injuries. All parties involved were originally arrested for assault and later released without charges.

21-3248 Male holding a knife in Whistler Village Arrested

On July 17, 2021, at 10:45 AM, a male was observed holding a folding knife with a 4 inch blade in the air in the 4200 block of the Village Stroll. The male was yelling at people passing by. RCMP immediately attended and arrested the subject for possession of a weapon for dangerous purpose without incident. A search incidental to arrest located a folding knife. The male was transported to Whistler Cells and later released on court documents.

21-3265 Rave at Soo River FSR.

On July 18, 2021 at 7:00 PM, Whistler RCMP and BC Conservation Services conducted patrols on Soo River FSR to investigate a possible Rave in the area. Approximately 75 vehicles were parked at the 7 KM marker of Soo River FSR. RCMP observed approximately 100 people on the road and in the woods. The event was shut down and the DJ equipment was removed from scene. This incident is still under investigation.


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