Lillooet RCMP Weekly Update - September 15 – 21 2021, Calls for service: 45


2021-09-22 10:20 PDT

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Theft of Auto
On September 15 at 6:30am a complainant reported that her flat deck truck that had not run in years, had been stolen. Police made patrols while attempting to reach the complainant. The complainant reported that they had located the truck still running near the Seton Lake lookout. The complainant observed a male around the truck who then fled into the forest. The truck appeared to have been hot-wired. Anyone with any information regarding this incident is requested to contact Lillooet RCMP, please reference Lillooet RCMP file 2021-1703.

Theft from cabin
On September 15 a male complainant reported that his seasonal cabin along Hwy 99S towards Pemberton had been broken into. The cabin was not secured and a wood stove was stolen from inside. Anyone with any information regarding this incident is requested to contact Lillooet RCMP, please reference Lillooet RCMP file 2021-1713.

Unsolicited pictures
On September 16 at midnight a male complainant reported that his wife had received an unwelcome nude picture over Facebook Messenger from a 37yo male. Police located the alleged 37yo sender, who claimed his Facebook had been hacked. With charge approval unlikely, the 37yo was cautioned. The male complainant and wife were informed to update their privacy settings, and block or delete unwanted messages and senders.

Hay Semi Rollover
On September 16 at 2pm a semi trailer carrying bales of hay had tipped onto its side while negotiating a turn on Bridge River Rd. The driver was uninjured. Due to oncoming traffic the semi was unable to make a wide enough turn, causing the tail end of the trailer to catch the ditch and tip over, losing its load of hay. Minimal damage to the semi truck, however the trailer was likely a write-off.

Breach Probation

On September 17 at 1:30am police were advised of a disturbance near 8th and Main St. Police located a 56yo male complainant who reported a 60yo male heavily intoxicated and threatening him. The complainant did not want to pursue charges. Police located the 60yo male with a can of beer in hand, and clearly heavily intoxicated. Police checks revealed the 60yo male was on no alcohol conditions. The male was arrested for being intoxicated in public, and failure to comply with probation order. The male was held overnight in cells to sober up, and appear before a judge the next morning.

On September 18 at 4:30pm a complained reported squatters camped outside the Lillooet hospital parking lot having a campfire. Police attended and located a known 36yo male with a tent and tarp setup in the bushes. The couple were directed to put the fire out, cleanup their mess, and depart the area. Police continue to monitor the area.

Suspicious circumstance

On September 21 at 3:30am a female complainant reported that she believed someone was squatting under their mobile home after hearing a banging noise come from underneath the home. The female added that she and other family members looked around the mobile home and found a piece of skirting missing with a foam mattress, pillow and some clothing under the mobile but no one around. The female and another family member boarded up the missing skirting prior to police attendance. Police advise the home owners to call police if they see or hear anything suspicious around their property, and to ensure their home is secured every night.

Theft of Bicycles
On September 21 at 6am a male complainant reported that sometime over night someone had stolen 4 mountain bikes, and 4 bags of gear from outside their RV while they were sleeping inside. The male reported that the bicycles were secured to the vehicle with a cable. A yellow Santa Cruz "Heckler" eBike, purple/turquoise Rocky Mountain Altitude C50, black and red Rocky Mountain Altitude A50, and a black and grey Norco Sight with C2 Shimano build, were all stolen. Anyone with any information regarding this incident is requested to contact Lillooet RCMP, please reference Lillooet RCMP file 2021-1748.

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


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