Lillooet RCMP July 27 to August 9 2022, Calls for service: 120

Lillooet

2022-08-10 18:11 HAP

Under the Official Languages Act, this office provides services to the public in English only. You will find general information in both official languages at bc.rcmp.ca and www.rcmp.ca

Aux termes de la Loi sur les langues officielles, ce bureau n'offre des services au public qu'en anglais. Vous trouverez des renseignements généraux dans les deux langues officielles au cb.grc.ca et www.grc.ca.

The Online Crime Reporting (OCR) system is available for incidents that have occurred in Lillooet where you have lost, had stolen, or sustained property or vehicle damage that is less than $5000 to replace or repair. The OCR system is also appropriate for driving complaints that ARE NOT IN PROGRESS. For complete details, please visit Lillooet RCMP Online Crime Report or enter Online Crime Reporting Lillooet in your search engine.

Wildfire act

On July 28 a man reported he heard a loud noise outside his house in the 9000 block of Hwy 12, and then saw a puff of smoke behind a residence across the road. Initial police investigation revealed a man in a white van shoot what appeared to be a flare gun into the hillside then leave the area. The file is under further investigation. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Lillooet RCMP, please reference Lillooet RCMP file 2022-1543.

Intoxicated in public

On July 29 at 3pm, Lillooet RCMP attended Downton Park for a report of a fight. All parties located in the park denied any knowledge of a fight. Police located an intoxicated man across the road the appeared to have been punched in the mouth. The man refused to provide information about being assaulted. He was arrested for being intoxicated in public, and subsequently transported to Lillooet cells to sober up.

Counterfeit currency

On July 29, a woman attended the Lillooet RCMP detachment and reported a counterfeit $10 bill had been passed at a local restaurant. Despite having video footage in the restaurant, it was unknown when the bill was passed. The bill was seized by police and mailed to the National Anti-Counterfeiting Bureau for further examination.

Motor vehicle act

On July 31 at 2pm Lillooet RCMP were patrolling and observed a man known to be unlicensed driving a vehicle. Police stopped the vehicle and confirmed the driver’s identity. The driver was served a driving prohibition notice; the vehicle was impounded for 7 days.

Suspicious person

On August 1 at 1am, a woman reported an unknown male with a flashlight in her neighbour’s yard in the 100 block of Taylor Rd. The woman reported the man appeared to be looking around with a flashlight, and ran away when he noticed she was watching. Police were not able to locate anyone in the area.

Suspicious person

On August 1 at 9pm a woman reported a man sleeping on a porch of an unoccupied residence on McEwen Rd. Police attended and located the man who stated he was homeless and was just trying to get out of the heat. The man stated he had a dog so the homeless shelter was not an option for him. The man departed the area without further issue.

Theft

On August 3, a man reported that 30 pieces of steel crowd control fencing were stolen from 900 block of Moha Rd. The fencing was left unsecured and was last seen there about two weeks prior. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Lillooet RCMP, please reference Lillooet RCMP file 2022-1599.

Assault

On August 5, a woman reported two men fighting at Downton Park. Police attended immediately and observed about 12 people in the park, however everyone denied participating or seeing a fight. The complainant did not know who the males were. Police poured out open alcohol observed. Police subsequently escorted one man home to avoid future conflict, who was believed to be involved in an altercation despite denying it.

Impaired driving

On August 8 at 2am, police were on patrol and stopped at vehicle for an unrelated matter. During the investigation police observed open alcohol inside the vehicle. The driver was given a breath demand and blew two results of WARN. A three day immediate roadside prohibition was served to the male, prohibiting him from driving for three days. The matter was referred to RoadSafetyBC.

Liquor act

On August 8 at 3pm, police patrolled Downtown Park for open alcohol and public intoxication. A small group of people was observed, no one appeared intoxicated but two cans of open beer were observed. The beer was poured out. Police continue to monitor Downton Park.

Photo of RCMP vehicle with view of Seton Lake, BC
Police vehicle with view of Seton Lake in the background.

Diffusé par :

Gend. Andrew Hodges

Agent des relations avec les m├ędias
GRC de Lillooet
317 rue Main Lillooet C.-B. V0K 1V0
Bureau : 250-256-4244

Courriel : andrew.hodges@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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