Weekly Media Briefs
2021-12-01 10:07 PST
- Total Number of Files: 131
- False Alarm Calls: 10
- False/Abandoned 911 Calls: 1
- Collision Investigations: 10
- Mental Health Act Calls: 3
- Theft from Vehicle Calls: 3
1. 2021-7780 - Impaired Driving Collision
On November 25, 2021, Squamish RCMP received a report of a single car accident at the intersection of Pemberton Ave. and Cleveland Ave., where a car hit a light pole. Police attended to the injured driver who was transported by ambulance to Squamish Hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries. Police continue follow up with this investigation.
2. 2021-7779 - Immediate Roadside Prohibition
On November 25, 2021, Squamish RCMP received a report of possible impaired driver at Hwy. 99 and Commercial Way. Police did a traffic stop and spoke with the driver who showed signs of impairment. Initially the driver tried to use stalling tactics to avoid providing breath samples, then eventually said they weren’t going to provide them. Subsequently, under the Motor Vehicle Act, police issued the driver a 90 day immediate roadside driving prohibition and had their car impounded.
3. 2021-7747 - Tire Theft
On November 24, 2021, happening some time the previous evening, Squamish RCMP investigated a report of stolen car tires from the 1100 block Commercial Pl. The owner parked their car, and on return, the car had been placed on wood blocks and two snow tires, valued at about $800 total, were removed. Police continue following up with this investigation.
4. 2021-7745 – Theft from Auto
On November 24, 2021, at about 9:45 a.m., Squamish RCMP investigated a report of theft from auto after thieves broke into a car parked in the driveway of the 1100 block Wilson Cres., and stole a Cannon E0S RP camera and 24-105 lens, a blue Arc’teryx jacket, and a black garage remote. The owner has since disabled the garage remote to prevent anyone from entering.
5. 2021-7742 - Stolen Vehicle
Sometime between November 23, 2021 at 7:00 p.m., and November 24, 2021 at 8:40 a.m., thieves stole a 2014 black Toyota Rav4 from the 38100 block Sixth Ave. Contents inside the car included wallet with identification and bank cards. The bank cards were subsequently used in fraudulent transactions in Vancouver. The car owner has since cancelled their bank cards to prevent further frauds.
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
Cpl. Angela KermerMedia Relations Officer
Sea to Sky RCMP
Cell: 604 848-4793
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