Local RCMP dealt with several impaired drivers and thefts

100 Mile House RCMP responded to 91 complaints and calls for service during the past week

  • Sep. 3, 2015 8:00 p.m.
100 Mile House emergency personnel responded to an MVI on Highway 97 just after 3 p.m. on Aug. 25. A truck towing a large fifth-wheel trailer went off the road and into the ditch across from the 94 Mile Motel south of 100 Mile House. There were no reports of any serious injuries.

100 Mile House emergency personnel responded to an MVI on Highway 97 just after 3 p.m. on Aug. 25. A truck towing a large fifth-wheel trailer went off the road and into the ditch across from the 94 Mile Motel south of 100 Mile House. There were no reports of any serious injuries.

Invalid driver’s licence

On Aug. 31, Cariboo Traffic Services stopped a vehicle on Alpine Ave.

The male driver did not have a valid driver’s licence and was found to be in the company of a person he was on conditions not to be in contact with. He was subsequently arrested and released for court at a later date.

Multiple issues

On Aug. 30, 100 Mile House RCMP were called to a report of a possible impaired driver on Highway 97 near 101 Mile.

The vehicle was located by police and stopped. The male driver was found not to be impaired by alcohol but by drugs after being tested by a Drug Recognition Expert member.

He had three firearms in the vehicle at the time and did not have a valid possession licence and was prohibited from possessing firearms.

The driver was subsequently arrested and the vehicle searched. One of the firearms was found to be stolen from Williams Lake in 2013, and a quantity of MDMA (Ecstasy) was also found inside the vehicle.

The male was issued a 24-hour driving prohibition and was released from custody for court at a later date. He was not from 100 Mile House and is believed to be a resident of the Fort St. John area. His vehicle was impounded.

Intoxicated male

On Aug. 30, RCMP were called to the 100 Mile District General Hospital for a report of an aggressive intoxicated male.

Police attended and determined the male to be on court conditions to keep the peace and be of good behaviour. He was subsequently arrested and released when sober for court at a later date.

B&E and theft

On Aug. 30, police were called to a break-and-enter of an office at an apartment building on Cedar Avenue.

Entry was gained and a safe entered from which money was stolen. Items were seized by police for forensic examination.

Stolen boat

On Aug. 29, RCMP were called to a report of a stolen boat and trailer on Womack Road.

A 1987 Grey Highliner boat trailer and a 15-foot Silverline boat with an 85 horsepower Mercury outboard motor were taken sometime between Aug. 27 and 28.

Over .08

On Aug. 29, Cariboo Traffic Services members were conducting a road check on Horse Lake Road.

A vehicle was stopped and the driver showed symptoms of alcohol consumption. The male driver blew a “fail” on an approved screening device.

He was detained for impaired driving and brought back to the detachment for further testing, and blew over the legal limit of .08.

He was released for court at a later date.

Impaired driving

On Aug. 27, Cariboo Traffic Services members stopped a vehicle that was observed cutting off a motorcycle on Birch Avenue.

The male driver showed symptoms of alcohol impairment. A breath test was completed using an approved screening device which resulted in a “fail.”

The driver was issued a 90 day immediate roadside driving prohibition and his vehicle was impounded for 30 days.

Liquor theft

On Aug. 26, RCMP were called to a theft of liquor from Lakewood Cold Beer and Wine on Highway 97.

Two unknown males had entered the store and stole a bottle of liquor. One of the suspects was found later in the area of Cedar Avenue.

He was arrested for theft and obstruction of a peace officer, and also had an outstanding warrant for breach of probation. He was released for court at a later date.

Car theft attempted

On Aug. 25, RCMP were called to a report of an attempted theft of vehicle in Centennial Park on Cedar Avenue.

A vehicle was entered and attempts were made to steal it. It is suspected that something or someone may have scared off the suspect before the vehicle could be taken.

Attempted break-in

On Aug. 25, RCMP were called to an attempted theft from vehicle on North Birch Avenue.

It is believed the suspect attempted to steal a purse from inside the vehicle. It is believed to have occurred between 6 and 8 p.m. that evening.

 

100 Mile House Free Press