Quadra RCMP weekly report February 20th - February 26th

Île Quadra

2023-02-27 08:42 HNP

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.

Files of note

Suspicious incident

In the late afternoon of February 20th, Quadra RCMP received a report of a suspicious incident regarding a drone on the South end of the Island. The caller stated that a man driving a black truck had his drone flying very low over people's properties. The man, when confronted by the complainant, was rude and drove away. Multiple other neighbors called complaining about the same drone hovering over their properties. With the assistance of the complainant, officers located the driver. The driver was advised that his drone was in direct violation of the Canadian Aviation Regulations which did not allow drones to be operated within 3 nautical miles of a helicopter landing area (Quathiaski Cove Ferry Terminal). The driver stated he understood and stop right away. 

Impaired report

On February 22nd, Quadra RCMP received a report of a carload of people smoking crack behind the grocery story. The complainant was unable to provide any other description save that it was a small car. Officers attended and were unable to locate the vehicle. Subsequent patrols were also unsuccessful. 

Traffic incident

On February 22nd, a Quadra RCMP officer was proactively patrolling on West Road when a vehicle was spotted doing 25Km/h over the speed limit. The driver, who admitted to not have a driving license, was cooperative with police. Further police checks showed the driver was actually prohibited from driving. The driver was served his prohibition notice and provided a ride to the ferry terminal.

Impaired vehicle

On February 25th, a Quadra RCMP officer were advised of a driver a vehicle who was drinking beers on their way to the ferry terminal. Officers located the vehicle and the driver provided breath samples resulting in a "warn reading". As a result, the driver was served a driving prohibition for three days. 

Diffusé par :

Gend. Rebekah Draht
Agente des relations avec les médias
GRC de Quadra Island
Bureau : 250-285-3631
Télécopieur : 250-285-2053

Courriel : Quadra_ocr@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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