Weekly media briefs
2022-11-10 16:17 PST
For week of November 1-7, 2022
- Total Number of Files: 109
- False Alarm Calls: 5
- False/Abandoned 911 Calls: 1
- Collision Investigations: 6
- Mental Health Act Calls: 2
- Theft from Vehicle Calls: 0
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.
Cpl. Angela KermerMedia Relations Officer
Sea to Sky RCMP
Cell: 604 848-4793
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