Powell River RCMP weekly report March 20th to March 26th

Powell River

2024-04-02 15:43 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.

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Files of note

Two youth arrested for vandalizing the Powell River Public Library

Powell River Public Library staff reported that on March 17, 2024, two youth were found spreading feces around the walls and ceiling of the men’s bathroom.

The bathroom was immediately closed to the public until it could be properly sanitized.

Both youth were arrested for mischief and released with conditions not to go to the library.

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.

Search and Rescue mobilized when canoeist failed to check in

On March 20, 2024, Powell River RCMP received a report that a canoeist navigating the Powell forest canoe route had failed to check in with family for several nights.

Family reported that the canoeist had been checking in via GPS with his co-ordinates each evening and his family were worried that something had happened to him.

Powell River Search and Rescue (SAR) was mobilized and RCMP helicopter Air 8 joined the search late in the afternoon. SAR located the canoeist just before dark and determined that he was safe and uninjured.

Powell River RCMP would like to thank Powell River SAR for their tireless efforts and also thank everyone who assisted in helping to locate the canoeist.

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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