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Home and vehicle break-ins featured in latest police report
Williams Lake RCMP responded to approximately 110 calls for service between Feb. 23 and 26, including home and vehicle break-ins.
At 10:49 a.m. police responded to reported vandalism at the apartments located at 605 Carson Drive.
Someone had spray painted all over the front sign to the apartments and side brick wall.
The graffiti stated 712 on it.
No suspects have been identified at this time. If anyone has any information they are asked to contact the Williams Lake RCMP Detachment or call Crimestoppers.
At 2:45 p.m. police responded to a report of a theft from a vehicle. The owner of the vehicle had stopped in the parking lot at the corner of Oliver St and Fourth Ave South, to attend at a business in the area, leaving the vehicle unlocked while in the parking lot.
A black and grey purse with personal contents was stolen from the vehicle. No suspects have been identified.
At 5:31 p.m. the occupant of a residence on MacKenzie Avenue called to report that an intoxicated male had broken into his house and appeared to be confused. The male perpetrator had jumped on the hood of a vehicle to gain access to the premises.
The male was described as First Nations, short hair, large teeth and mouth, black hoodie, jeans, and approximately 21 to 30 years old. Just prior to this complaint coming in, the police also received an earlier call of a male matching the description causing problems at a residence on Second Avenue North. The male in that case had threatened the occupant of the residence on Second Avenue.
Police located and arrested the perpetrator and the matter is still under investigation pending court action.
At 7:50 a.m. RCMP responded to a report of a theft from vehicle on Commodore Crescent. The owner of the vehicle stated that the locked vehicle was broken into between 5 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Feb 24. In the morning the owner noticed that the cash box for her business was on the ground and her vehicle had been broken into. Cash inside the cash box had been stolen.
At 1:25 p.m. police responded to a report of a break and enter at a residence on Comer St. The occupant of the residence stated that his
house appeared to have been broken into by someone smashing a window into the kitchen, and two windows into the basement. Items stolen said to be a 51-inch Samsung Smart TV and six rings. Glass was broken on three small windows and it was apparent that only a very small person could enter.
Road checks conducted by police resulted in examining 60 vehicles. Numerous infractions under the Motor Vehicle Act were identified.