Assaults, break-ins among recent police reports

Between March 13 and March 17 the RCMP responded to more than 20 incidents.

  • Mar. 20, 2012 12:00 p.m.

Between March 13 and March 17 the RCMP responded to more than 20 incidents.

March 13:

• Numerous thefts from vehicles in the 11th Avenue North and Coxon Street area were reported, with some vehicle windows being broken. However, nothing of significant value was taken.

• A male reported that he needed an ambulance after he was punched in the face. When police attended they learned the fight was a result of a long feud between two males. One male was arrested.

March 14:

• Two corded tools and a large planer, valued together at $1,300, were stolen from a garage/shop on Brouse Road in 150 Mile House. A suspect has surfaced and the investigation is ongoing.

• When seven curfew checks were conduced, one female was arrested for breaching hers. She was held in custody to appear before a justice of the peace.

• RCMP followed up on a call of a suspicious male trying a door handle of a local business, but were unable to locate him.

• While officers were inspecting an abandoned vehicle, three teenagers returned and admitted to taking it for a joy ride. The owner did not want to press charges.

• Twelve curfew checks revealed all were compliant.

• Checks of local drinking establishments identified no issues.

March 15:

• Officers arrested a male on an outstanding Vancouver warrant, and on request of the Vancouver police, held him in custody to appear in court.

• Stereo equipment was stolen from a vehicle parked on Huston Street.

• A female escaped injury after the red pickup truck she was driving rolled on its side on Ottoman Road. Officers, firefighters and paramedics attended the scene to help remove her from the vehicle.

She was transported to Cariboo Memorial Hospital for a routine examination.

• Officers are being asked to make patrols on Horsefly Road near Spokin Lake Road to ensure that logging trucks and chip trucks are not speeding.

• A male reported that a red Honda Civic, with four occupants, drove by and someone inside the car shot him with a paint-ball gun.

He was not injured and police did not locate the vehicle.

• When a speeding driver was pulled over, police discovered he was prohibited from driving.

He was arrested and released to appear in court at a later date.

• Three curfew checks were all found to be compliant.

• Checks were conducted of local drinking establishments, and no issues were identified.

March 16:

• A male reported that two males confronted him on the street and threatened to stab him.  The matter is under investigation.

• Overnight three separate vehicles/residences on Fifth and Sixth avenues, as well as Richland Drive, were shot with orange-coloured paint balls.

• One male was arrested for breaching his curfew and there is another previous breach outstanding on this male.

• When checks were conducted at local drinking establishments, two intoxicated individuals were arrested.

• Seventeen curfews were conducted and two individuals were found to be in breach of their conditions.

March 17:

• Responding to a report that a group of intoxicated people were staggering through a local grocery store parking lot and a witness observed a female punch a male in the face, officers attended and found all parties highly intoxicated.

The female was arrested for the assault and later released on an undertaking to appear in court.

At the same event another female punched her boyfriend in the face.

Both parties were arrested, and the female was charged with assault and released on an undertaking to appear in court.

• The RCMP received information that a female had been assaulted the previous night, but when officers attempted to speak with her she declined police assistance.

• When the RCMP responded to a fight at a drinking establishment, they determined the fight was consensual and charges were not required.

• By the time officers responded to another fight at a drinking establishment, it was already over.

• A female driver, when pulled over, provided a breath sample that determined she was over the legal limit. She was released on a promise to appear in court.

• Someone threw a rock through an apartment window, but no suspects have been identified.

• Twelve curfew checks showed that all were compliant.

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