Powell River RCMP weekly report January 31st to February 6th

Powell River

2024-02-09 14:41 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.

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Files of note

Local man arrested for breaching airport security

On February 4, 2024 Powell River RCMP responded to a report that a man had entered the Powell River airport lounge and pushed past employees, through the tarmac doors and onto the airport runway.

Powell River Airport staff swiftly locked the building to ensure passenger safety.

Police arrived and the man was arrested for Mischief and held in custody to appear in front of a Judge.

The flight leaving Vancouver was held at the South Terminal for twenty minutes until it was determined safe to depart.

Vehicle stolen from apartment parking lot

On February 1, 2024, Powell River RCMP received a report that a 2000 Chevrolet Silverado with BC licence plate MG 4048, had been stolen from the parking lot of an apartment building on Kiwanis Avenue.

The theft occurred some time between 9:00pm the previous night and 9:00am on the morning of February 1st.

Powell River RCMP is asking the public to be on the look out for the vehicle and to contact police if it is located.

Anyone with information on this, or any other crime is asked to contact the Powell River RCMP at 604-485-6255 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222- TIPS (8477) or go online at www.bccrimestoppers.com. Callers will remain anonymous.

Local resident reports Bitcoin fraud

On February 6, 2024, Powell River RCMP received a report that a local resident had lost over $2000 in a Bitcoin fraud.

The resident made an investment with a company advertising on Facebook to invest in Bitcoin. The company was not legitimate.

Powell River RCMP would like to remind everyone; to always research any company before investing money, and not to provide remote access to any electronic device including computers, and cellphones.

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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