Police briefs: RCMP respond to grass fire, break and enter

Some time between 3 and 5 p.m., Thursday, March 26, thieves made off with a $7,000 mountain bike.

  • Apr. 2, 2015 12:00 p.m.

Some time between 3 and 5 p.m., Thursday, March 26, thieves made off with a $7,000 mountain bike stolen out of the back of a vehicle in the Safeway parking lot.

Police said the bike was a black and blue Specialized Enduro and was secured in the back of the vehicle when it was taken.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police.

On Friday, March 27, witnesses reported seeing a male carrying a baseball bat and looking into vehicles in the 2000 block of Third Avenue North.

Staff Sgt. Del Byron said police did not find a suspect, however, the matter is still under investigation.

Police and the Williams Lake Fire Department responded to a small grass fire in Boitanio Park Friday evening.

Byron said the fire was quickly put out before it could spread.

Through investigations, Williams Lake RCMP were able to locate two persons over the weekend who were reported missing.

One was a male from Burnaby, and the other a local female.

Byron said both were found, safe and sound.

Williams Lake RCMP received a report of a break and enter at a home in the 3000 block of Pine Valley Road, at 8:38 a.m. Sunday, March 29.

According to Staff Sgt. Byron, a male suspect was seen hopping the fence leaving the area.

The suspect is described as a five-foot-10-inch male with a slim build wearing a blue jacket with green sleeves and a white ball cap, worn backwards.

Byron said the suspect stole liquor from the home.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact CrimeStoppers.

On March 31, the RCMP received a report of the theft of a black backpack from a vehicle inside a garage on Renner Road, off South Lakeside Drive.

The garage door was opened and the vehicle was parked inside unlocked.

The incident is still under investigation.

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