RCMP blotter

Local RCMP members dealt with a lot of callouts for service

  • May. 26, 2016 7:00 p.m.

100 Mile House RCMP responded to 110 calls for service during the past week. Some highlights are as follows:

Impaired driving

On May 23, 100 Mile House RCMP pulled a vehicle over for speeding through 100 Mile House.

When the driver was spoken to, he displayed symptoms of liquor consumption. An approved screening device was administered at the scene and the result was a “fail.”

The driver was detained and returned to 100 Mile House Detachment where two breath samples were obtained of 200 and 190 mg%. Charges of impaired driving and driving over the legal limit are being recommended to Crown against a 22-year-old male resident of 100 Mile House.

Fail to yield

On May 22, police and emergency crews responded to a two-vehicle incident on Highway 97 at the intersection of Tatton-Station Road.

The driver of a grey GMC Sierra pick-up truck left the stop sign before it was safe to do so and impacted with a blue Dodge pick-up truck, causing it to flip onto its roof at the side of the road.

The three occupants of the Dodge truck were taken to 100 Mile District General Hospital for examination.

The driver of the GMC truck was not injured but was issued a violation ticket for failing to yield to a vehicle.

Breach of conditions

On May 22, 100 Mile RCMP located a male who was believed to be wanted for breach of recognizance.

Further database queries confirmed the male was also currently breaching his release conditions by being in public after consuming liquor. He was arrested and held in custody.

Charges of breach of recognizance are being recommended to a 28-year-old 100 Mile House area resident.

Roadside prohibition

On May 20, investigators from 100 Mile House RCMP and Cariboo-Chilcotin Traffic Services responded to a possible impaired driver on Bakken Road near Forest Grove.

The suspect vehicle was located nearby. The male driver displayed symptoms of having consumed liquor.

An approved screening device was administered at the scene and the result was a fail. A second test was administered and the result was also a fail.

The driver was issued a 90-day immediate roadside driving prohibition (IRP) and his vehicle was towed and impounded for 30 days.

Store break-in

Sometime between May 20 and 21, unknown culprits broke into Jean’s Place on Birch Avenue.

Entry was gained through the front door. An undisclosed amount of cash was taken from the register.

Window broken

Around 4 a.m. on May 21, unknown culprits broke a large window at the Fields Store on Birch Avenue.

It is not known if anything was taken. Information was received that five people were observed in the vicinity of the store when the alarm went off.

Wallet, purse stolen

Between 7 and 8 a.m. on May 21, the rear window of a Ford Explorer was broken into while the vehicle was parked at the Cariboo Mall and a ladies purse was stolen from the vehicle.

That same day, the same offence occurred at West Fraser Mills and a wallet was stolen from a Chevrolet Tahoe parked in the parking lot.

Door smashed

Around 8 p.m. on May 21, a glass door on the 100 Mile House Post Office was broken.

A piece of concrete was recovered inside. It is not known if anything was taken at this time.

Proactive enforcement

It was a busy weekend for traffic within the 100 Mile House Detachment area and there were several traffic and off-road vehicle related complaints.

Cariboo-Chilcotin Traffic Services and 100 Mile House Detachment members were conducting proactive enforcement over the weekend, which resulted in 31 violation tickets and 10 warnings being issued for a number of offences, including speeding and seat-belt use.




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