Weekly media briefs


2022-11-09 10:01 PST

For Week of November 1-7, 2022

Total Number of Files: 123
False Alarm Calls: 8
False/Abandoned 911 Calls: 4
Collision Investigations: 14
Mental Health Act Calls: 2
Theft from Vehicle Calls: 0

2022-6982- Impaired driving check-stop

On November 5, 2022, during the evening, members did a check-stop for impaired driving. Members checked about 40 cars. They had one person provide breath samples into a roadside screening device, and results showed the driver was within legal limits to drive. Police wish to commend drivers for making responsible driving decisions, especially as holiday season approaches.

2022-6961 – Two car collision with injury

On November 4, 2022, at about 3:25 p.m., on Highway 99 north of Lions Bay, a pickup truck traveling southbound crossed the solid yellow line and collided head-on with a pickup truck going northbound. The car driver sustained undisclosed injuries and was transported to hospital. Neither vehicle was drivable, and the highway required closure for about an hour in both directions for investigation and clean-up.

2022-6952 – Lumber theft

Sometime over the last week, unknown thieves stole a significant amount of lumber and supplies from the 39400 block of Government Rd. 124 pieces of eight foot by 2.5 inch by 7 inch douglas fir decking, 16 pieces of eight foot by 4 inch by 5 inch railing caps, and ten pieces of Arabica 3.36 inch by 19.7 inch wood paneling were stolen, with a value of estimated between $5,000 to $10,000. The property was in a secured, fenced area, and thieves needed time and a big truck for this theft. The investigation continues.

2022-6922 – Collision involving cyclist

On November 2, 2022, at about 7:00 a.m., the driver of a car hit a cyclist on Garibaldi Way near Highway 99. The cyclist received undisclosed injuries and sought medical treatment as precaution, and also, their bike was damaged. Police continue follow up with this matter.

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


Released by

Cpl. Angela Kermer

Media Relations Officer
Sea to Sky RCMP
Office: 604-892-6137
Cell: 604 848-4793

Email: bcrcmp-grcencb@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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