Police report

News from the Summerland RCMP detachment over the past week.

Amplifiers taken

On Aug. 15, police were called after two marine amplifiers were reported stolen from a boat stored on Landry Crescent.

The theft is believed to have occurred overnight.

Bicycles stolen

Police received two reports of stolen bicycles last week.

On Aug. 20 two bicycles were reported stolen from a home on Richards Street.

One is a blue Diamondback and the other is a black Norco. The value of the bikes is estimated at $1,000 each.

On Aug. 21, a Haro bicycle, orange with white forks, and an orange Blaze bicycle were reported stolen from a home on Rand Street.

U-Haul located

On Aug. 18, police were called after an abandoned U-Haul was found on Marshall Crescent.

The U-Haul had been reported stolen earlier from Trout Creek.

Police opened the back of the unit and recovered a dirt bike which had been reported stolen from Victoria Road South.

Driver prohibition issued

On Aug. 23 at 10:30 p.m., police stopped an erratic driver on Victoria Road South.

The driver, a 58-year-old Alberta man, showed signs of impairment.

He blew a Fail on a roadside screening device and was issued a 90-day driving prohibition and a 30-day vehicle impoundment.

Youth intoxicated

On Aug. 23 shortly after midnight, police observed youths consuming alcohol in a parking lot on Prairie Valley Road.

One of the youths was highly intoxicated police said.

The intoxicated youth was issued a $230 ticket for consumption of alcohol by a minor.

He was driven home to his parents.

Driver ticketed

On Aug. 21 at 5:43 p.m., police were called to an accident on Highway 97 at Lakeshore Drive South.

A 24-year-old Summerland woman driving north lost control of her 2006 Mazda and collided with a pickup truck, also travelling north.

Police say the woman had been moving in and out of traffic before the accident.

She was given a ticket for driving without due care.

Suspension issued

On Aug. 20 at 10:40 p.m., police stopped a motorist on Lakeshore Drive South.

The driver, a 34-year-old Alberta woman, blew a Warn on a roadside screening device and was issued a three-day driving prohibition.

Cell phone taken

On Aug. 23, at 6:30 p.m., police were called after a vehicle at the Sunoka Beach parking lot was broken into.

A Nexus cell phone was taken.

Minor injuries

from collision

On Aug. 24 at 3:50 p.m., police were called to a collision on Highway 97.

The driver of a pickup truck, travelling south, stopped suddenly to turn in at a fruit stand.

A motorcycle, collided with the truck.

The motorcycle operator received minor injuries and there was minimal damage to the truck.

Cash withdrawn

On Aug. 24 at 6:40 p.m., a woman reported her wallet had been lost or stolen.

Shortly afterward, her debit card was used to make two withdrawals of $500 each.

Police urge people not to have their access numbers written with their debit cards.


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