Police report

News and events from the Summerland RCMP detachment.

Window smashed

On March 3, police were called after the rear window of a Ford Explorer was smashed.

The vehicle had been parked overnight at Armstrong Avenue and Smith Street.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call the Summerland RCMP detachment at 250-494-7416 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Gasoline siphoned

On March 5 at 1:50 a.m., police were called about a theft in progress as gas was being siphoned from a car in a driveway.

The suspects were seen at Mac’s on Rosedale Avenue and Highway 97.

A woman in her mid-20s was arrested and a man was seen running away from the scene.

Mischief charges are pending. The incident is still under investigation.

Vehicle rolls

On Feb. 29 at 11:20 a.m., police were called to a single vehicle accident on Walters Road at Highway 97. A full-sized Ford Econoline van had flipped onto its side and the driver was unable to get out.

Poor road conditions were a factor, police said. There were no injuries and no charges were laid.

Driver impaired

On March 2 at 5:40 p.m., police were called about a possible impaired driver in a Ford pickup truck.

Police stopped the vehicle on Prairie Valley Road and observed the driver was showing signs of impairment.

The driver failed a roadside impairment test. He was taken to the Summerland RCMP detachment where a blood alcohol level above the legal limit was recorded.

Charges of impaired driving are pending.


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