Lillooet RCMP September 7 to September 12 2022, Calls for service: 53

Lillooet

2022-09-14 13:09 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.

Fraud
On September 9, a woman reported someone had e-transferred $1949 out of her bank account. The woman had already notified her bank, and it was unclear how her bank account was accessed.
To learn more about the red flags to watch for in the most common types of scams, please visit sites such as the BC RCMP Frauds and Scams, Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre, or the Competition Bureau where you may obtain a copy of the very helpful Little Black Book of Scams.

Collision
On September 9 at 5pm, a driver reported a truck on its side on Hwy 99N. BC Ambulance, Lillooet Rescue and police all attended. The driver admitted to being tired but denied falling asleep after a long day of driving and luckily had no major injuries. No signs of driver impairment. Vehicle was towed off scene and the matter referred to ICBC.

Collision
On September 10 at 11am Lillooet RCMP were advised of a single vehicle rollover on Hwy 12. Police, Lillooet Rescue and BC Ambulance attended, locating a blue Toyota coupe that had rolled over and blocking the northbound lane. Witness stated the driver was going approximately 110km/h. The driver stated he was going 80-100km/h. The driver was travelling northbound and lost control at the hillcrest and hit gravel on the road. He swerved left in attempt to stay on the road and then over-corrected right going into the mountainside causing him to flip. The driver had minor injuries, and was issued a violation ticket under the motor vehicle act.

Unwanted spooning
On September 12 at 11am, a complainant reported a man and woman making out and spooning on a lawn behind a commercial building on Main St. Police attended and requested the couple take their spooning elsewhere. The couple was observed leaving the area.

Check well-being
On September 12 at 12pm, a man reported seeing another man on Moha Rd swinging a club and possibly having a mental health issue. Lillooet RCMP attended and located a man swinging a piece of wood. Police called out of the man who stated he was fighting off wasps. The man put down the piece of wood so police could approach where police did observe multiple wasps around the man. The man was otherwise polite and was not having any mental health issue.

Liquor act
On September 13 at 2pm, Lillooet RCMP conducted a foot patrol of Downton Park. The park is a known problem area for open liquor and public intoxication. Police located two open cans of beer on a picnic table that were emptied. There was a group of people sitting against the museum building, however no one appeared intoxicated.

Photograph of Downton FSR fire looking north on Hwy 99
Photo: Looking north on Hwy 99 at Downton FSR fire on September 5, 2022.

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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