Weekly Media Briefs


2021-10-26 10:25 PDT

1. 2021-7172 – Theft
On October 24, 2021, between 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m., thieves entered an insecure residence in the 38000 block Second Ave. and stole a black with gold trim HP Sectre laptop valued at $1,800. This file remains under investigation.

2. 2021-7110 – Fireworks Bylaw
Over the past week Squamish RCMP received two reports of people lighting fireworks within the municipality. Police remind residents of the local by Fireworks Bylaw and need to apply for a Fireworks Permit that can be done online and is free. The Bylaw outlines people with permits can use fireworks on designated private property on October 31, 2021 from 6:00 p.m. until November 1, 2021 at 1:00 a.m.

3. 2021-7097 – Break and Enter
On October 21, 2021, at about 4:20 a.m., a business in the 1200 block Commercial Way was broken into and the thief stole a cash box with $30 inside. This file remains under investigation.

4. 2021-7060 – Excessive Speed
On October 19, 2021, a Squamish Municipal Traffic Unit member was on patrol when he saw a car travelling north on Highway 99 at about 115 km/h in a posted 60 km/h zone. Members pulled over the driver, and under the Motor Vehicle Act, issued him a violation ticket for excessive speed and impounded his car for seven days.

Anyone with any information regarding the above files are asked to contact the Squamish RCMP at 604-892-6100, or contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, or go to the website www.solvecrime.ca

For more information on the fireworks bylaw and application, go to the District of Squamish, Protective Services Fire Permits website at www.squamish.ca

Released by

Cpl. Angela Kermer

Media Relations Officer
Sea to Sky RCMP
Office: 604-892-6137
Cell: 604 848-4793

Email: EDIV_S2SMediaRelations@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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