RCMP report on breaches, threats, and break-in in the city

Breaches and a break and enter are among several items the Williams Lake RCMP responded to over a four-day period.

  • Feb. 14, 2012 7:00 p.m.

Breaches and a break and enter are among several items the Williams Lake RCMP responded to over a four-day period.

Feb. 9:

• RCMP were advised that two snowmobilers got stuck when they tried to snowmobile into Trio Lake to go ice fishing. One stayed with the snowmobile while the other continued down the trail to see if he could find a place to turn around, but he did not return. Eventually the Likely First Responders attended and were able to find him. He was unharmed.

Feb. 10:

• Responding to a call at 5:27 a.m. police located a male on Highway 97 South next to White Road and he was not responsive. Further investigation revealed he had consumed alcohol while on a condition originating out of Bella Coola not to consume. Charges are being recommended for the breach.

• Four curfew checks were conducted and all four were found to be compliant.

Feb. 11:

• After a female reported a male had been calling her non stop and threatening lethal action, the RCMP called him and told him to stop calling her, which satisfied the complainant.

• A road check on Westcoast Road at the Wildwood Transfer site resulted in 10 vehicles being checked. As a result, two three-day suspensions, one no-insurance ticket, two open liquor charges, one driving while prohibited charge, and one no-seat-belt charge were issued.

• A male was arrested for breaching his probation on strict non consumption of alcohol when RCMP attended a local drinking establishment after receiving a complaint that he was trying to buy drugs and start a fight.

• A police check of local drinking establishments revealed no issues.

• Curfew checks of four individuals resulted in one breach of probation charge.

Feb. 12:

• Between noon and 6:45 p.m. someone broke into a residence on South Lakeside Drive, entering through a bedroom window where suspect(s) stole 10 pairs of size seven women’s jeans. No suspects have surfaced. The case is still under investigation.

• At 9:45 p.m. a female reported seeing a male with a silver handgun at the intersection of Mackenzie Avenue and Highway 20. Officers located him and discovered it was a pellet gun. He was warned about the possible dangers of having a pellet gun in his hand while walking on the street. No charges were issued.

Anyone with information about any of these events is asked to call the Williams Lake RCMP detachment at 250-392-6211 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. Crime Stoppers also subscribes to web tips at www.bccrimestoppers.com.