Weekly media briefs
2022-12-20 12:33 PST
For Week of: December 13-19, 2022
- Total Number of Files: 132
- False Alarm Calls: 8
- False/Abandoned 911 Calls: 1
- Collision Investigations: 12
- Mental Health Act Calls: 0
- Theft from Vehicle Calls: 1
2022-7808 – Theft of mountain bikes
During the overnight hours of December 18, 2022, thieves stole two mountain bikes from a van parked in the 39900 block of Government Rd. Each bike is valued $12,000, and described as: A Rocky Mountain Altitude, green with orange Fox forks; and a purple Kona Process with Rock Shock components.
2022-7769 – Suspicious Person
On December 16, 2022, police received multiple reports of a man swinging a crow bar and/or fishing rod at cars near Highway 99 and Loggers Lane. No one or no property was hurt or damaged but the event caused quite a stir for some. Members located a man, known to them, who they thought to be the culprit, but unfortunately did not have enough evidence to arrest him. Police encourage people to continue reporting should similar events happen in future.
2022-7767 – Collision
On December 17, 2022, at about 10:20 p.m., on Highway 99, just north of Lions Bay, a crane truck travelling northbound hit a barrier and went into the southbound lane, losing a ten-ton weight and hitting a southbound car. Fire Rescue, BC Ambulance, and Miller Capilano also responded. The passenger of the car received facial injuries from the car’s airbag deploying, and she was treated and released from hospital.
2022-800284 – Repeated mischief to car
On November 22, 2022, unknown persons slashed four tires of a parked car in the 1400 block of Winnipeg St. The car belongs to a car-share program and was parked in a designated spot. In a second instance sometime between December 12-15, 2022, unknown persons again slashed four tires of the car.
Cpl. Angela KermerMedia Relations Officer
Sea to Sky RCMP
Cell: 604 848-4793
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