Lillooet RCMP May 11 to May 17 2022, Calls for service: 55


2022-05-21 23:46 PDT

The month of May is motorcycle awareness month. Please read our tips for being motorcycle aware as more motorcyclists hit the road this spring and summer.

On May 12 at 2pm, a woman reported that a large garbage can on wheels had been stolen from her employer in the 400 block of Main St. The woman added she believed she had spotted the garbage can at property on Moha Rd. Police attended the suspect property and located a garbage bin with matching description including some unique stickers. There was no one around and no suspects for the theft. Police recovered the garbage bin and returned it to the rightful owner.

On May 12 at 3pm, a woman reported her neighbour was spray-painting his vehicle, and some of the spray paint had landed on her vehicle. Lillooet RCMP attended and spoke with both the complainant, and the spray-painting neighbour. There appeared to be more layers to the issue that included some garlic tossing, however the spray-painting neighbour advised he would no longer paint in the area. The complainant was advised to make a claim through ICBC for any vehicle damage.

Drive while suspended
On May 12 at 4pm, Lillooet RCMP observed a white Eagle Talon driving on Main St with no rear driver side brake light. Police engaged in a traffic stop and found the male driver to be suspended from driving. The male was issued a 7 day vehicle impound, an Appearance Notice for a future court date, and a Violation ticket for drive contrary to restriction ($109) and inadequate tail lamp ($109).

Theft of cheese
On May 12 at 5pm, an employee at Buy Low Foods reported someone had stolen at $7 block of cheese and they had video footage. Police viewed the footage and were able to identify a suspect. Police attended the suspect’s residence, where a friend came forward and returned the cheese to police. The store did not wish to pursue charges, however were considering banning the thief and accomplices from the store entirely. The cheese was returned to the store manager.

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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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