Squamish RCMP media briefs for October 20 to October 26, 2020
Squamish, Sea to Sky
2020-10-27 16:32 PDT
Type and Number of files:
- Total Number of Files: 148
- False Alarm Calls: 9
- False/Abandoned 911 Calls: 1
- Collision Investigations: 4
- Mental Health Act Calls: 2
Theft of Vehicle – 20-7112
On October 24, 2020, at 1153 hrs, the Squamish RCMP received a report of a stolen 2003 white Ford F350 pick up truck, with BC license plate NH8686. The truck has a black toolbox in the bed and a black headache bar attached. The owner reported that the vehicle was stolen sometime between October 17, 2020 and October 23, 2020 from the 39000 block of Government Road. The truck has yet to be located.
Marine Rescue – 20 -7120
On October 24, 2020, the Squamish RCMP received a report of an individual stuck in an 8 foot dingy in Howe Sound and unable to get to shore, after losing their oars. Squamish was under a wind advisory and it was unsafe to be out on the water in a dingy. The Squamish RCMP requested assistance from Squamish Marine Search and Rescue to retrieve the individual, which they did successfully. Police spoke with the individual, who reported finding the dingy and then decided to go for a boat ride. Police seized the dingy from the individual and had a conversation regarding boating safety.
Stolen Vehicle – 20-7150
On October 26, 2020, the Squamish RCMP received a report that a gray 2015 Mercedes GLK with BC license plate PM879T had been stolen overnight from the owner’s driveway on Goldenrod Ave, Lions Bay, BC. The vehicle has yet to be located.
Impaired Driver – 20-7167
On October 27, 2020, at 12:45 am, the Squamish RCMP observed a vehicle fail to stop at the stop sign at the intersection of Westway Ave & Wilfred Dr, Squamish, BC. A traffic stop was initiated, wherein it was suspected that the driver was impaired by liquor. The driver provided two samples of their breath into an approved screening device, both resulting in a fail. The driver was issued an Immediate Roadside Prohibition, their vehicle was impounded for thirty days and their driver’s license was suspended for ninety days.
Anyone with any information regarding the above files are asked to contact the Squamish RCMP at 604-892-6100, or contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, or go to the website www.solvecrime.ca.
Cst. Christine Robinson
Squamish RCMP – SOIT
Sgt. Sascha BanksSea to Sky Operations Support NCO i/c
1000 Finch Drive, Squamish BC V8B 0M5
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