It was a busy weekend for the Williams Lake RCMP with reports of multiple thefts and break ins.

It was a busy weekend for the Williams Lake RCMP with reports of multiple thefts and break ins.

Weekend police report

Williams Lake RCMP report a busy weekend of thefts and break ins.

  • May. 8, 2017 1:21 p.m.

Williams Lake RCMP report a busy weekend of thefts and break ins.

On Friday, May 5 at 7:14 a.m., a 2015 Polaris Razor 1000 was reported stolen to RCMP.

The UTV was taken from the 1500 block of Dog Creek Road from inside a locked building after suspects used bolt cutters to gain entry.

On Saturday, May 6 at 7:36 a.m., it was reported to police that a Freightliner truck/RV was discovered on fire half in the ditch on Highway 20 just west of the city. It is believed the vehicle was stolen from Williams Lake.

At 2:16 p.m. on Saturday, police received a report of an arson fire which destroyed a cabin on the Spanish Lake Road outside of Likely.

The fire is believed to have been started inside the cabin, which was located about six kilometres down Spanish Lake Road. Police do not have any suspects at this time.

On Sunday, May 7 at 7:09 a.m. police received a report that a vehicle was stolen sometime overnight from a home in the 900 block of Hodgson Road. The vehicle is described as a red, 2014 Mitsubishi Mirage four-door sedan license plate number O31 RES. Police believe the thief or thieves gained entry to the home and took the keys for the vehicle in order to steal it.

On Sunday at 12:26 p.m. police received a report that a business was broken into on Mackenzie Ave. sometime overnight. A quantity of merchandise was taken, and there was damage to the building.

On Sunday at 12:27 p.m. it was reported to police that a white GMC Sierra pickup truck was stolen from a business at Marwick Landing, off of North Mackenzie Ave. in the industrial area. It is believed the vehicle may have been taken the week before when other company vehicles were vandalized. The truck did not have a license plate or insurance.

Police also responded to two break and enter reports at the Williams Inn over the weekend.

If anyone has information about these or any other crimes, please contact the Williams Lake RCMP detachment at 250-392-6211 or CrimeStoppers.