Vandalism, auto theft, break-ins reported

Police report vandalism, auto theft, break and entries, and bear spray attack.

  • Sep. 5, 2013 6:00 a.m.

Aug 31: The rear driver tire of a vehicle parked outside a residence on Carson Dr.was slashed, likely sometime overnight. Police were called to investigated at approximately 3:28 p.m. There are no suspects or witnesses.

Sept. 1 Break-in attempt: At approximately 2:46 a.m. RCMP received a mischief complaint where the side window of a residence located on Moon Ave. was damaged. A motion sensor light scared the person away. The owner of the residence pursued a male and observed him to be a skinny Caucasian wearing a backwards yellow hat and blue puffy jacket. The unknown suspect was last seen in the fields of Lake City Secondary School Western campus, but was not located.

Sept. 1: Vandalism: At approximately 5:36 a.m. police responded to a report that there were three people in a yard on Ninth Ave., pulling the lamps out of the side of the driveway. Two were described wearing dark hoodies. Police located all three suspects walking onto a lawn from the street.  All were identified by police.  All of the lights were recovered and no serious damage was done however the matter is still under investigation.

Sept. 2 Truck Stolen: Police responded to a complaint of a stolen truck from 10th Ave./Huston Street at 12:52 a.m. Upon attendance glass from the vehicle was located at the scene. Police later located the vehicle, however, no suspects have been identified. The matter is still under investigation.

Sept. 2 Bear Spray Attack: At 6:10 a.m. police responded to a report of people being assaulted with bear spray inside a residence on Broadway Ave. S. Police arrived at the scene and located the occupants of the residence outside coughing and vomiting. Police cleared the house and opened the windows.   A  neighbour told police he saw two aboriginal males lurking around the residence, he heard glass break and looked out to see a male in green shorts and a white shirt leave the side of the residence and get into a black sports car.

All of the occupants of the residence were sleeping and woke up to breaking glass and bear spray.  Two of the occupants in the residence were taken to the hospital for decontamination.  The matter is still under investigation.

Sept. 2 Break and Enter: At 7:52 p.m. police responded to a  report of a break-and-enter to a residence on Midnight Drive that occurred between 7:30 p.m. Sept. 1 and the time of reporting to police. A quantity of money and valuable hockey jerseys were stolen valued at approximately $2,000.  The matter is still under investigation.


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