RCMP respond to theft, vandalism and impaired driver during weekend

During the weekend Williams Lake RCMP responded to 75 calls for service, including theft, vandalism and impaired driver reports.

  • Oct. 21, 2013 10:00 a.m.

During the weekend Williams Lake RCMP responded to 75 calls for service.

On Saturday, Oct. 19 at approximately 1 p.m. Williams Lake RCMP received a single vehicle MVI complaint from two unknown callers, RCMP said in press release Monday.

“A loud bang was heard and a vehicle was seen rolling down Mackenzie Avenue North near Pine Street.”

When police attended and located the lone occupant driver, they determined the vehicle hit the right curb, over corrected, rolled and struck a barrier on left side of road. The driver was arrested for impaired and prohibited driving, the RCMP said, adding the incident is still under investigation.

At approximately 7:38 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 20, RCMP received a complaint of mischief to a vehicle at 605 Carson Drive.

A caller reported there were two suspects dressed in black clothing. One suspect was wearing a leather jacket and jeans. The perpetrators slashed the vehicle’s tires and broke the vehicle window with a rock, then walked toward Carson Drive, police said.

Police attended within a minute, but did not locate anyone matching the description of the suspects. In front of unit 12, police observed a white Chevrolet Blazer with its right tires slashed and front passenger window broken by a basketball sized rock.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the RCMP or call Crimestoppers.

Later on Oct. 20 at 12:32 p.m. the owner of an apartment on Carson Drive reported someone had entered and stole items.

Police attended and determined that a young child’s clothes were emptied from a dresser in the residence and an LG 47-inch black television, a silver Samsung Galaxy tablet and a Toshiba laptop were stolen.

The matter is still under investigation.


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