- Our Town
Motor vehicle and thefts among weekend calls for service
Williams Lake RCMP detachment members responded to 75 calls for service over the weekend, ranging from disturbances, drunks, motor vehicle incidents and thefts.
At approximately 8:57 a.m. the RCMP responded to a report that a white 1999 GMC Suburban had been stolen from a Western Avenue driveway overnight. It was noticed missing in the morning at approximately 9 a.m.
The perpetrator(s) broke the driver's side passenger window to gain entry to the Suburban and then threw two child car seats on the driveway before driving away.
A neighbour found the owner's TomTom GPS unit by some community mailboxes.
At approximately 11:12 a.m. the RCMP received a complaint of mischief at a residence on Dog Creek Road.
The owner of the residence advised that sometime between midnight and 10 a.m. on February 16 the two rear tires of a white Ford pickup, were slashed in his driveway. There are no suspects or witnesses. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Williams Lake RCMP or Crimestoppers.
At approximately 2:55 p.m. the RCMP received a break and enter in progress complaint from owners of a residence on Carson Drive. Witnesses stated that a male wrapped his hand in his jacket then smashed the window to a residence located in the townhouse units at 605 Carson Drive. The male then entered the residence through the window.
Police arrived on scene and gained entry to the unit that was broken into. A male was later taken into custody. The matter is still under investigation.