Powell River RCMP weekly report December 13th to December 19th

Powell River

2023-12-27 15:41 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.

Weekly statistics

Files of note

Break and Enter to Catalyst Paper mill

On December 16, Powell River RCMP responded to a report that two trucks had breached a gate leading into the Catalyst Paper mill, and were now driving around the property.

Police responded and observed one of the trucks leaving the mill property. The truck was stopped and the occupants were arrested for Break and Enter and Mischief.

The second truck was located abandoned on the mill property. Both truck beds were filled with various electrical components and tools that had been taken from the mill. Both trucks were seized by police.

After further investigation, police learned that there was a third vehicle involved in the Break and Enter and Theft. The third vehicle was located at the Saltery Bay BC Ferry terminal and the occupants were arrested for Break and Enter and Mischief. The third vehicle was also seized by police.

The investigation is ongoing.

Multiple thefts from vehicles

For the second week in a row, there have been multiple reports of thefts from vehicles that were parked in various areas around Westview.

The Powell River RCMP would like to remind all residents to keep your vehicle doors locked at all times when the vehicle is not in use, to remove your car and house keys from the vehicle when not in use, to remove all valuables from the vehicle, including wallets and purses and to keep your garage door openers in a secure place in the locked vehicle.

The Powell River RCMP would also like to remind all residents to keep your house doors locked and big garage doors closed, even when at home.

The Powell River RCMP would like to wish everyone a safe and Happy Holiday!

Diffusé par :

Gend. Paula Perry
Agente des relations avec les m├ędias
GRC de Powell River
7070, rue Barnet, Powell River (C.-B.) V8A 2A1
Bureau : 604-485-6255

Courriel : paula.perry@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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