Lillooet RCMP March 9 to March 22 2022, Calls for service: 98


2022-03-23 17:05 PDT

The Online Crime Reporting (OCR) system is available for incidents that have occurred in Lillooet where you have lost, had stolen, or sustained property or vehicle damage that is less than $5000 to replace or repair. The OCR system is also appropriate for driving complaints that ARE NOT IN PROGRESS. For complete details, please visit Lillooet RCMP Online Crime Report or enter Online Crime Reporting Lillooet in your search engine.

Road check
On March 12 at 9:00pm Lillooet RCMP, BC Highway Patrol, and Stl’atl’imx Police conducted a road check at Main St and 9th Ave. Several violation tickets were issued, one 24-hour driving prohibition was issued, and one 3-day immediate roadside prohibition was issued for blowing a Warning on an approved screening device.

On March 13 at 4:00pm Lillooet RCMP were advised a light post had been knocked over in the 700 block of Main St. Lillooet RCMP attended and were able to locate the driver of the suspect vehicle nearby, where the driver replied You got me after being questioned by police. The driver was issued a violation ticket, and the matter was referred to ICBC for insurance purposes.

Please see the previous news release regarding this incident.

Indecent act
On March 15 at 9:40pm a woman reported seeing a man masturbating in the 800 block of Main St. Police were tied up with high priority file and were unable to attend immediately. The alleged offender was later observed by police walking down Main St, but was not masturbating any more. There was insufficient evidence to pursue the matter any further.

House fire
On March 18 at 6:30pm Lillooet RCMP attended a house fire in the 800 block of Moha Rd. A trailer was fully engulfed in flames, with Lillooet Fire department on scene. Two residents advised they suspected the third resident was cooking something in the kitchen and fell asleep, causing the fire. Fortunately, no one was injured.

Fatal collision
On March 21 at 5:15pm a BC Hydro employee reported a vehicle had gone off road down a 100m embankment, and into Carpenter Lake on Road 40 near Marshall Lake Rd. Friends that were following in a separate vehicle stated they observed the front vehicle pulling to the right and went too far, causing the vehicle to roll over the edge of the road. The witnesses went down the embankment on foot, and were able to pull one occupant from the water but were unable to revive the person. A second occupant was unable to be recovered from the vehicle that day. BC Ambulance, Lillooet RCMP, and Lillooet Rescue all attended. Underwater recovery team attended the next day and recovered the remaining occupant, and the vehicle was towed out of the lake.

Utter threats
On March 21 at 6:00pm a worker at the Lillooet shelter reported that two people hoping to stay at the shelter threatened to punch him while he was explaining the rules of the shelter. The two suspects left immediately after the verbal altercation. Police attended and the worker informed police that the two people were banned from the shelter because of the threats, had not returned, and requested no further police action. 

Please visit the Lillooet RCMP Newsroom for previous news 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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