Weekly Media Briefs


2021-11-23 13:58 PST

1. 2021-7697 – Immediate Roadside Prohibition
On November 20, 2021, while on patrol, a Squamish RCMP member saw a driver go over a curb while speeding. The member did a traffic stop and saw an open beer can in the console. The driver had slow and slurred speech, fumbled around a lot, and failed roadside tests. Under the Motor Vehicle Act, the member issued the driver an immediate roadside prohibition lasting for 90 days, impounded their car for 30 days, and ensured the driver got home safely.

2. 2021-7690 – Assault with a Weapon
On November 20, 2021, a Squamish RCMP member was patrolling the downtown area late in the evening when flagged down by some people on the street near a local licenced establishment. A man had punched a person then pulled a knife on another. Liquor was a contributing factor in the event. Police located the man, arrested him for assault with a weapon, and later released him with a future court date.

3. 2021-7708 – Theft from Auto
On November 22, 2021, Squamish RCMP investigated a report of theft from auto that happened sometime between 10:00 p.m. the evening prior, and 4:00 a.m. Thieves broke into a locked car in the 40000 block Skyline Dr. and stole cash, bank cards, a vaccination card, and insurance documents. While thefts from cars have decreased in the last few months, police remind people to secure their cars and property to prevent mischief and thefts.

4. 2021-7700 et al – School Zone Enforcement
As a detachment priority, Squamish RCMP regularly do speed enforcement in local school zones. General Duty and Municipal Traffic members select school zones to monitor throughout the day as their time permits to ensure safety of student pedestrians and cyclists. Police remind drivers that local school zones are in effect on school days from 7:30 a.m. until 7:30 p.m. For more information, the District of Squamish’s campaign, Slow Down Squamish, has facts, tips, and Safe Routes to School at www.squamish.ca

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

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

Follow Us:

Date modified: