Campbell River RCMP thankful for public support during busy times
2022-06-23 12:56 PDT
The Campbell River RCMP has had a very busy past month dealing with significant files. Since May 22, 2022, the detachment has responded to over 1,600 calls for service. These calls have included, but not limited, to the following:
- Bank robbery where the suspect was later captured with the assistance of the public;
- Homicide of a man and subsequent attempt to negotiate with the suspect, reported to be armed, resulting in the suspect’s death;
- Alleged attempted murder of an individual who was struck by a vehicle in what police believe was a targeted incident;
- Shooting of a woman by a man after which the suspect took his own life;
- Indecent act where an unknown man exposed himself to children while on a school activity;
- 4 child pornography investigations;
- 8 impaired driving investigations that led to charges;
- 54 complaints of various types of assaults;
Police also continue to receive a large number of mental health related calls for service.
We are thankful and ask for the public’s continued support and assistance while we deal with this very busy stretch of incidents, said Insp. Jeff Preston, Officer in Charge for the Campbell River RCMP.
Despite the recent incidents, we are committed to the public safety of the citizens of Campbell River and assist them as needed.
BC RCMP Communication Services
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