Lillooet RCMP February 23 to March 1 2022, Calls for service: 50


2022-03-04 19:55 PST

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Speeders on Hangman Lane
On February 23 a man reported that he frequently sees vehicles speeding down Hangman’s Lane where the speed limit is 30km/h. The man added the speeders appear to be mostly parents during school drop off and pick up times. Lillooet RCMP conducted traffic enforcement on Hangman’s Lane over the following two days. Police issued warnings to several drivers observed speeding on Hangman’s Lane. Drivers are reminded Hangman’s Lane is a 30km/h zone. Traffic enforcement was also conducted on February 24 and March 1. Police continue to monitor the area.

Breach curfew
On February 23 at 11:50pm Lillooet RCMP stopped a vehicle on Main St with a male driver known to be on a curfew condition. During interaction with the driver, police observed a second man in the passenger seat who was also in breach of his curfew condition. The officer on scene arrested both men, and transported them to Lillooet cells for the remainder of their curfew hours. Both men were released the next morning.

Stolen UHAUL
On February 24 at 11:00am a man reported that he had rented a UHAUL cube truck to a woman and she had not returned it nearly 30 days after it was due back. Lillooet RCMP located the UHAUL in the Hop Farm area with no one inside. The truck was returned to its rightful owner, who did not wish to pursue the matter any further.

Truck hits support wire
On February 26 at 5:30pm a man reported a red pickup truck with unknown licence plate and seen racing around the 800 block of Moha Rd, and struck a Hydro pole support wire. Police made patrols for the pickup truck, however due to the time delay and limited information they were unable to locate it. BC Hydro was notified of the damaged support wire.

Suspicious circumstances
On February 26 at 6:00pm a man reported seeing three youths enter an abandoned building in the 1100 block of Russell Lane. Police attended and located lots of empty beer cans, however no one was found inside the building.

Open alcohol
On February 27 at 10:00am Lillooet RCMP observed an open bottle of alcohol at Museum Park. Attending officers spoke with a man sitting near the bottle, and he agreed to pour it out. Police continue to monitor Museum Park.

On February 27 at 11:00am Lillooet RCMP were advised of a two-vehicle collision approximately 15km south of Lillooet on Hwy 99. A southbound 2021 Toyota Tacoma was ascending a hill, when a 2004 Toyota Tacoma came around a blind corner, lost control, entered the 2021 Tacoma’s lane and struck it head on. Both drivers and one passenger were all transported to Lillooet hospital with minor injuries. Both vehicles were not driveable and towed off scene.

Fatal collision
Link to media release regarding fatal collision on February 28, 2022.

Break and enter
On March 1 at 8:00am a man reported that his commercial vehicle was broken into sometime between February 18 and February 28. Several thousand dollars worth of items, including tools, were stolen. The theft occurred in the 100 block of Main St. The file is still under police investigation. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Lillooet RCMP, please reference Lillooet RCMP file 2022-363.

On March 1 at 8:00pm a man reported that he was just robbed of his North Face jacket near the Russell Lane. The man reported another man approached him with a bottle and asked him for his jacket. So the man gave him his jacket. Lillooet RCMP attended the area and located a man with matching description nearby. The man was arrested and transported to Lillooet cells. The jacket was returned to the complainant who did not wish to pursue charges. The thief was held over night as he was also intoxicated, and released the next morning.

See the Lillooet RCMP Newsroom for previous releases.

Released by

Cst. Andrew Hodges

Media Relations Officer
Lillooet RCMP
317 Main St Lillooet BC V0K 1V0
Office: 250-256-4244


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