Break-ins in Williams Lake on weekend

Police responded to approximately 75 calls for service over the weekend, including break ins, mischief, and firearm complaints.

  • Oct. 1, 2012 2:00 p.m.

Police responded to approximately 75 calls for service over the weekend, including break ins, mischief, and firearm complaints.

• On Saturday Sept. 29 at 2:15 a.m., police attended a vehicle fire on Pigeon Avenue that fire crews were putting out. Police located a male acting suspiciously nearby who, after further investigation, was taken into custody and suspected for being responsible for the fire. The police investigation is continuing and charges are pending.

• Later, at 7:55 a.m., police responded to complaint of a vehicle that had its drivers side window smashed out overnight.  Nothing was reported to be stolen, but a small rock was found inside of the truck, which was likely used to break window.

The vehicle was in a parked garage on Mackenzie Avenue North for mechanical repairs.

• At about 8 a.m. Saturday, police responded to a report that a window was broken at Ibeas Quilting and Crafts store located at 30 Third Avenue North in Williams Lake. The owners of the store were contacted to secure the premises. No suspects have been identified at this time

• At about 2 p.m. Saturday police were dispatched to a report of a break and enter that occurred sometime overnight on Pigeon Avenue. Entry to the residence was gained by breaking the door and a TV, PS3, and an inactive iPhone were stolen.

• At 7:15 p.m. Saturday police responded to report that a 1998 black Trans Am was taken from a residence on Second Avenue North.  The matter is still under investigation by police.

• Shortly before 9 p.m. Saturday police responded to report of mischief on Smith Street where a tire on a vehicle was slashed sometime during the previous night. A tip of a broken knife was located next to the damaged tire.

• On Sunday, Sept. 30 at 2:32 p.m. police responded to a complaint of an incident of pointing a firearm on Soda Creek Road. The incident was the result of a domestic dispute. Firearms were seized and the matter is still under investigation.