Weekly media briefs


2022-11-10 16:17 PST

For week of November 1-7, 2022

2022-5572 - Attempted theft

On November 6, 2022, at about 7:25 p.m., police investigated a report of attempted theft from the 4800 block of Glacier Lane. A man tried to steal a television from a lobby area but left the scene without it when confronted. The man lives in the area; however, the property did not belong to him, and police continue following up to identify him.

2022-5578 – Single vehicle rollover collision

On November 6, 2022, just before 4:30 a.m., Whistler Fire Services, BC Ambulance Service, and police received a report of a single car rollover collision on highway 99 and Blueberry Dr. The driver was stuck in the car that was blocking the southbound lane. The driver hit a sheet of ice, going off the roadway and striking the rock fall, causing the vehicle to roll onto the driver’s side. Fortunately, the driver was not hurt.

2022-5556 – Driving prohibition

On November 6, 2022, just after midnight, a member on routine patrol saw a car speeding and ignore a stop sign in Lot 3. The member did a traffic stop and formed grounds to believe the driver was impaired. The driver provided two breath samples into a screening device and results showed FAIL, meaning the driver should not have been driving legally. The driver received a 90 day immediate roadside driving prohibition, had their car impounded, and received two violation tickets under the Motor Vehicle Act.

2022-5529 - Fraud

Police received a report of fraud that happened on November 4, 2022, when a complainant had an unauthorized e-transfer of $2800 from their account. This investigation is ongoing. Police remind people to regularly check bank statements and contact their bank if anything seems out of norm.

Police ask anyone with any information regarding the above files to contact the Whistler RCMP at 604-932-3044, 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: EDIV_S2SMediaRelations@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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