Vehicle theft and firearm seizure among RCMP weekend roundup

RCMP respond to approximately 110 calls for service ranging from vehicle theft, alcohol-related arrest and firearm seizure.

  • Apr. 7, 2014 6:00 a.m.

During the weekend Williams Lake RCMP responded to approximately 110 calls for service ranging from vehicle theft, alcohol-related arrests, impaired driving, assaults and property damage.

April 4

At 9:24 a.m. police responded to a complaint of mischief at the Pregnancy Outreach Centre at 202 Fourth Avenue North. A fence had been ripped up in the alleyway between Fourth and Fifth Avenues. The centre has had numerous acts of mischief on the property in the past.  The damage is believed to have occurred between closing time 4:30 p.m on April 3 and opening at 9 a.m. on April 4.  Anyone with information is asked to call the Williams Lake RCMP or Crimestoppers.

A Cariboo-Chilcotin Traffic Services Section roadside check at Mackenzie Avenue and Oliver Street between 4:45 and 6:45 p.m. resulted in four seatbelt violations and four cell phone violations.

April 5

At approximately 7:50 a.m. RCMP received a complaint of a theft from vehicle parked near the Calvary Church on Carson Drive.

The owner of the vehicle said between 1:30 and 7:40 a.m.  someone threw a baseball-sized rock through the passenger window and made off with an IPOD and car charger cable. Anyone with information is asked to call the Williams Lake RCMP or Crimestoppers.

RCMP received a complaint at 8:48 a.m. of a green Chevrolet pickup being stolen from residence on Bann Road sometime overnight. The truck was last seen around 10:30 p.m. on April 4. The licence plate number is BC CE9882.

At 10:36 p.m. police were notified of an attempted theft of a blue 1996 GMC pickup truck that had been broken into at the Elks Hall parking lot on 98 First Avenue South between 8:30 and 10:20 p.m. Police attended the vehicle location and observed a smashed driver side window and damage to the ignition.

April 6

At approximately 10:52 a.m. RCMP received a complaint of mischief regarding mailboxes in the 1400 block of Broadway Avenue South. Police attended and confirmed five mailboxes were tipped over. There didn’t appear to be any actual damage, they were just laying on the ground.

Firearms were seized from a vehicle during check stop on the Keithly Creek Road at Rosette Lake Road in Likely at 5:05 p.m.The driver, and only occupant of the vehicle, did not possess a firearms license.  An assortment of firearms were seized including both non-restricted and restricted firearms.  The matter is still under investigation.


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