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RCMP kept busy on May long weekend

During the long weekend the Williams Lake RCMP responded to 90 calls for service, including three separate incidents on Mackenzie Avenue.

May 17

The RCMP were dispatched to a complaint in the 600 block of Carson Drive at 1:57 a.m.

Upon arrival officers learned someone had forced open the front door of the residence and released bear spray inside the house.

No one was hit by the spray, but several people who were in the residence were having trouble breathing.

People in the residence were not able to identify the person responsible. The investigation is still ongoing.

At 7:11 a.m. police responded to a report that a car and truck had windows broken while parked at a residence in the 3000 block of Mackenzie Avenue North.

When the arrived police located a brown 2012 Toyota Venza with a broken rear passenger window.

A set of keys, not for this vehicle, and a small amount of money were taken.

Parked beside the Toyota was a grey 2008 Ford F-350, which had a broken rear slider window.

Taken from this vehicle were two flashlights. Investigation revealed the windows were broken between 9:30 p.m., the night prior and 7 a.m.

RCMP responded to a report at 7:41 a.m. of a stolen blue 2007 Chevy Silverado truck from a residence in the 3000 block of Mackenzie Avenue North at last seen in the driveway of the residence at approximately midnight the night prior.

Broken glass was located in the driveway. The investigation is ongoing.

At 9:16 a.m. RCMP received a report someone had broken into the theatre at Glendale Elementary School, located at 4100 Mackenzie Avenue.

The point of entry was a broken window at the auditorium entrance.

Investigation revealed that a concrete block was used to smash the window. Missing from the school is an Acer Laptop. The matter is still under investigation.

May 9

At 5:39 a.m. the RCMP responded to a report of a break and enter to a shed on Slater Street.  Officers discovered the locked double doors on the shed had been forced open and entry gained.  A quad and dirt bike were stolen from the shed and pushed out the side gate.  The dirt bike was located in the park across the street from the residence with a flat tire. The stolen quad was later located at a residence near Williams Lake.  The investigation is still ongoing.

 

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