Lillooet RCMP August 18 – August 24 2021, Calls for service: 51
2021-08-25 09:20 PDT
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Possession of Stolen Property
On August 18 Lillooet RCMP received a report of two stolen Norco mountain bikes. One Norco bicycle had been found on the Fraser River on August 17. The complainant reported the second Norco bicycle was observed being ridden by a 42yo male on Main St. Police located the male with matching bicycle and arrested him for possession of property obtained by crime. The male was held in custody, however BC Prosecution Service did not approve criminal charges, and the male was released. Both bicycles were returned to their rightful owner.
On August 19 at 5pm Lillooet RCMP recovered a canoe, clothing, tools, propane tank, extension cord and fuel canister. The canoe was re-united with its rightful owner. Other owner(s) may claim with detailed description within 90 days. Please reference Lillooet RCMP file 2021-1480.
Suspicious person, just a friend
On August 18 at 10:30pm a male complainant reported a suspicious green Subaru parked near his property, and alleged the driver was
eyeing his property. Police attended and spoke with the complainant who then informed police that the suspicious vehicle and driver was actually a friend of his, and that he had no further safety concerns.
Hit and Run
On August 19 at 6:30pm Lillooet RCMP received a report of a hit and run near the Pharmasave in Lillooet. A female reported her vehicle had damage to the side of the vehicle and found a note on the windshield advising another vehicle had hit her vehicle and also provided a phone number. Police attended and observed video footage from the mall complex that showed a white SUV hitting the female’s vehicle. Police located the registered owner of the white SUV, and the file remains under further investigation.
Take vehicle without consent
On August 20 at 5:30am a 41yo female reported she believer her 16yo and 18yo children took her vehicles without consent and did not return. The female did not know where they went and added it was very unusual for them to the take the vehicle. Before police could take any further action, the female called back to report that her children had returned with the vehicle.
On August 21 at 6:30am Lytton RCMP stopped a suspicious vehicle in the Evacuation Order area of Lytton. Both a female driver and male passenger from the Abbotsford area are well known to police. Both were detained for possession of property obtained by crime. The male and female failed to provide a reasonable explanation for their presence in the area. The female was wearing a high visibility jacket, likely an attempt to blend in with other workers or flaggers in the area without any challenge from local officials. Search of the vehicle yielded an assortment of break-in tools, and thick cable wires that had been cut. Police believed the two were in the area to commit property crime, and were escorted by police out the area and warned not to return.
RCMP are requesting the public to report any suspicious persons or vehicles particularly in areas that are under evacuation alert or evacuation order.
On August 24 a male reported that sometime overnight someone had stolen the catalytic converter off of his vehicle while parked on a section of Hwy 1 near Lytton. Anyone with any information regarding this incident is requested to contact Lillooet RCMP, please reference Lillooet RCMP file 2021-1518.
On August 24 at 8:15pm Lillooet RCMP and Stl’atl’imx Police conducted a roadcheck on Hwy 99N. Approximately 80 vehicles were checked. Three drivers were given tickets for speeding in a construction zone. One driver was found driving while prohibited, his vehicle was impounded for 7 days and he was served a future court date under the Motor Vehicle Act. There were several verbal warnings for various other minor Motor Vehicle Act offences. There was also one criminal code offence committed, however that matter is still under investigation.
On August 24 at 4pm Lillooet RCMP received a report of a male behind the Lillooet Rec Centre with his pants down masturbating. Police located a male matching the description a short distance away, who denied doing such a thing. The male was cautioned he could be arrested, and was requested to stay away from the Rec Centre. The male became belligerent, yelling at police and said he was doing nothing wrong. The area will continue to be monitored by police.
Cst. Andrew Hodges
317 Main Street | Lillooet BC | V0K 1V0
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