Lillooet RCMP July 28 – August 3 2021, Calls for service: 76


2021-08-18 11:55 PDT

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Lillooet RCMP have taken jurisdiction over Lytton since the wildfire on June 30. Lillooet RCMP will continue to police the Lytton area until further assessment is made and a temporary detachment can be setup. Lillooet RCMP have been working with surrounding detachments to obtain extra resources to assist with the increased workload.

Fatal MVI on Hwy 40

On July 22 Lillooet RCMP received a report of a body in Anderson Lake. Police attended and located a body that had washed ashore. A male body was recovered. The scene was attended by the Coroner who deemed the circumstances suspicious at the time. An autopsy was performed and the male was identified. Major Crimes took over the file, eventually learning the male had died due to injuries sustained from a motor vehicle accident. The male’s name is not being released, and next of kin have been notified.

Vehicle Rolled Away

On July 28 at 3:30am a female complainant reported seeing a male creeping around a Ford pickup, then observed the vehicle roll down the driveway, start up and speed off. Lillooet RCMP patrolled the area for the truck which was not located before attending the residence. A resident confirmed that the vehicle was not stolen, and that her husband left early for work.

Vehicle in River

On July 29 at 5pm a Lillooet Rescue member reported hearing there was a pickup truck in the Yalakom River, just north of Yalakom Rd. Police attended and located a Toyota Pickup on the passenger side in the river, no occupants inside. Police tracked down the owner who stated his son’s girlfriend was driving the truck and was unsure how it ended up in the river. A tow truck attended and pulled the vehicle out. Incident has been referred to ICBC for any claims.

Intoxicated pedestrian on Hwy 40

On July 29 at 6:30pm Lillooet RCMP located an intoxicated female standing on the roadside on Hwy 40 near the Bridge River reserve. Police offered the female a ride home which was a happily taken. On arrival there was no one to care for the female. The female was then transported to a friends to sober up for the evening.


On July 30 at 3pm a female reported a theft from her property. The male suspect was captured on surveillance video and photo however he was unidentifiable due to wearing a face cover. Lillooet RCMP attended the residence, and patrolled the surrounding area on foot, locating 4 chairs, a portable BBQ, and propane tank that were all stolen. Items were returned to the owner.

Drinking in public

On July 31 at 3am a complainant reported hearing a scream from the trail coming down from Cayoosh Elementary. Police attended and located 2 males and a female with open liquor. All parties stated no one screamed and that they were just hanging out. The three people were instructed to dump their liquor and head home for the night.

Intoxicated with warrants

On August 2 at 2:30am a complainant reported that a male was banging a window at Abundance Bakery. The male was located intoxicated at Museum Park and was arrested for being intoxicated in a public place. Further checks revealed the male had 2 outstanding warrants which he was also then arrested for. Male was held in cells overnight to appear before a judge the next day to speak to his charges.


On August 3 at 2am a female complainant reported that someone had thrown something at her window and believed she saw two people running away. Police attended and were unable to locate anyone after extensive patrols in the area. Minor damage to the house siding was located the next morning.

Motorcycle Collision

On August 3 at 6:30pm police attended a motorcycle collision near Seton Lake and Hwy 99S. A male rider on a motorcycle, and his female partner on a trike style motorcycle were negotiating a turn when the female lost control and was ejected off the trike. The trike continued on and then hit the male on his motorcycle as he had stopped to check on his partner. The trike stopped off the road and down an embankment. The female was transport to hospital by ambulance and later found to have a concussion and minor scrapes. The male also had minor scrapes.

Cst Andrew Hodges
Lillooet RCMP
317 Main Street | Lillooet BC | V0K 1V0
Tel: 250-256-4244


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