Police report

News from the Summerland RCMP detachment over the past week.

Vehicle crashes

On Sunday at 7:22 p.m., police were called after a 2003 Dodge pickup truck struck a bench along Rosedale Avenue.

The man and woman in the vehicle walked away from the scene, leaving the truck behind.

The rear axle of the truck was broken and the truck was not drivable.

Police caught the two people and brought them back to the accident scene.

Police said the driver, a 27-year-old Summerland woman, showed signs of impairment.

She blew a Fail on a roadside screening device.

Her driver’s licence was suspended for 90 days and the vehicle was impounded for 30 days.

She was also issued a violation ticket for failing to remain at the scene of an accident.

Trucker stopped

On Feb. 17 at 5 p.m., police in Trout Creek stopped the driver of a 2000 Freightliner for speeding.

The driver, a 61-year-old Summerland man, was hauling a load of lumber.

Police said the driver showed signs of having consumed alcohol.

He blew a Warn on a roadside screening device.

He was issued a three-day driving suspension.

A sober driver was called in to drive the truck.


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