Powell River RCMP weekly report February 7th to February 14th

Powell River

2024-02-15 09:32 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

RCMP Emergency Response Team attends to assist with apprehension on Selkirk Avenue

On February 14, 2024, Powell River RCMP received a report that a man was at home on Selkirk Avenue and was experiencing a mental health crisis.

Upon police arrival, the man was observed inside the home armed and was not cooperating with police.

The immediate neighbours were evacuated and ongoing communication was set up with Westview Elementary School.

Barricade de-escalation protocols were put into place and the Island District Emergency Response Team (ERT) was called out to attend.

The school field was used in order for the RCMP helicopter, which was transporting ERT resources, to safely land.

The man eventually exited the residence and was safely apprehended by police.

There is no ongoing risk to the public.

Vehicle stolen from Kiwanis Avenue parking lot has been found

On February 11, 2024, a grey 2000 Chevrolet Silverado with BC licence plate MG 4048, that had been stolen from the parking lot of an apartment building on Kiwanis Avenue, was found in the parking lot of qathet General Hospital.

The investigation is ongoing.

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.

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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