Weekly Media Briefs
2021-12-07 15:22 PST
- Total Number of Files: 134
- False Alarm Calls: 8
- False/Abandoned 911 Calls: 5
- Collision Investigations: 3
- Mental Health Act Calls: 3
- Theft from Vehicle Calls: 1
1. 2021-7963 Fraud
On December 6, 2021, Squamish RCMP received a report of fraud. A fraudster used a stolen credit card to buy a $900 bush cutter from a local business a few months ago. The bush cutter was recently returned by a person who said another man had given it to him. This file remains under investigation.
2. 2021-7940 et al – Impaired Driving Road Checks
Over the past weekend Squamish RCMP and BC Highway Patrol Squamish did a number of traffic stops and road checks for impaired driving, checking 620 cars. Under the Motor Vehicle Act, police issued various violation tickets, a drug related 24 driving suspension, a three day immediate roadside prohibition, and a 90 day immediate roadside prohibition.
3. 2021-7897 – Car accident Involving Bicyclist
On December 2, 2021, Squamish RCMP received multiple calls after the driver of a car hit a cyclist in the 3300 block of Mamquam Rd. After investigating, police determined the cyclist the hit the driver’s truck. Emergency Health Services took the cyclist to the hospital to get minor injuries checked, then later released.
4. 2021-7862 – Tagging
On November 30, 2021, Squamish RCMP responded to a complaint of youth tagging underneath the Highway 99 bridge near Cleveland Ave. Police located and spoke with the youth who were cooperative and polite as they admitted to doing the tagging. Under the Youth Criminal Justice Act, the police, youth, and parents resolved the matter through warnings, and police disposed of the tagging equipment.
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
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