Weekly Media Briefs
2022-02-08 12:02 PST
Total Number of Files: 128
• False Alarm Calls: 9
• False/Abandoned 911 Calls: 1
• Collision Investigations: 2
• Mental Health Act Calls: 1
• Theft from Vehicle Calls: 2 (Theft of Vehicle Calls: 3)
1. 2022-758 - IRP
On February 2, 2022 paramedics phoned police reporting a vehicle was in the ditch and reported the driver being intoxicated. Squamish RCMP responded. The driver was given the breath demand and blew a fail. A second test was administered and the driver blew a fail again. The driver was given paperwork, the vehicle was impounded and the driver was taken to the hospital for precautionary measures.
2. 2022-771 – Excessive Speed
On February 3, 2022 BCHP (BC Highway Patrol) was conducting speed enforcement on Highway 99 and pulled over a pickup truck travelling southbound doing 156 km/hr in an 80 km/hr zone. The driver was issued a ticket and the vehicle was towed.
3. 2022-835, and 2022-837 – Theft of Vehicle
On February 7, 2022 Squamish RCMP responded to two separate reports wherein two vehicles were stolen from different residences on the 200 block of Kelvin Grove Way, Lions Bay, between February 6 and the early morning of February 7. Both vehicles were recovered, one recovered in Surrey with the assistance of Surrey RCMP, and the other vehicle was located in Langley with the assistance of Langley RCMP.
4. 2022-836 – Theft of Vehicle
On February 7, 2022 Squamish RCMP responded to a report of a stolen vehicle, a black four door Honda Civic, in the 37000 block of Second Avenue. Police are asking for anyone with any information or video surveillance regarding this file to contact the police or phone crime stoppers.
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
Cst. Ashley MacKayMedia Relations Officer
1000 Finch Dr, Squamish, B.C. V8B 0M5
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