Deer injures dog in city

Over the weekend the Williams Lake RCMP responded to around 50 calls.

  • Jul. 9, 2012 11:00 a.m.

Over the weekend the Williams Lake RCMP responded to around 50 calls.

Of special note were an animal fight, a single vehicle MVI and a break and enter at Toosey near Riske Creek.

On July 7 around noon police were contacted in regards to an animal fight involving a dog and a deer at a residence on Hodgson Road.

The owner of the dog advised police that the altercation between the dog and the deer happened at 7:30 a.m. and the dog received many injuries.

One of the dog owners who witnessed the altercation was concerned that the deer would attack again and that maybe next time it might be children or others involved.

The deer was no longer in the area; consequently no action could be taken.

On July 8 at 4:30 p.m.  police were called to a single vehicle motor vehicle incident on Highway 97 in the vicinity of Signal Point Road.

An 86-year-old male had been swerving on the road and crashed into the ditch off road.

The driver was uninjured, but admitted that he had fallen asleep as he was very tired.

The vehicle was removed from the scene and the male was provided a ride home.  No charges are being contemplated.

Also on July 8 at approximately 5:07 p.m. Williams Lake RCMP responded to a complaint at Toosey near Riske Creek

A home owner stated that her residence was broken into sometime during the night.

She returned home to find a television was stolen, along with some of her undergarments.

No suspects have been identified at this time.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Williams Lake RCMP or Crimestoppers.

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