Williams Lake police dog helps track wanted men near 100 Mile House

A Williams Lake RCMP police dog helped track two men near 100 Mile House who were facing charges.

  • Apr. 13, 2015 10:00 a.m.

A Williams Lake RCMP police dog helped track two men near 100 Mile House who were facing charges, the 100 Mile House RCMP noted in its weekly bulletin Monday.

On Friday, April 10 the RCMP were conducting arrest warrant apprehensions for two males in the 100 Mile area who were facing charges from other jurisdictions.

The first was a 25-year-old male facing charges related to an assault from Dawson Creek who was hiding at a residence in the 108 Mile Ranch, the RCMP said.

The male fled the residence but was seen returning a short time later and was apprehended with the assistance of the police dog from Williams Lake.

The second was a male hiding at a property at Watch Lake who had warrants relating to 12 charges out of Chilliwack and Abbotsford.

He fled from an outbuilding on the property and a perimeter was set up around Watch Lake while he was tracked by the police dog, noted the RCMP, adding witnesses confirmed the suspect had taken a boat across Watch Lake.

When the abandoned boat was located on the northern shore, the police dog tracked the male to where he had been hiding by a fence.

“He refused to comply with commands and had a history of violence, therefore, the police dog assisted with taking him into custody.”

The suspect was treated at the hospital in Kamloops for a dog bite and then remanded into custody with a court appearance in Kamloops Provincial Court for April 13.

Of the 61 complaints and calls for service received between April 7 and 13, the 100 Mile House RCMP highlighted some of the calls.

The RCMP received a complaint of a possible impaired driver on Horse Lake Road near the Pinkney Complex on April 8.

The vehicle left prior to officers arriving, however, a plate and vehicle description were provided which led to locating the vehicle in downtown 100 Mile House.

A traffic stop revealed that the driver displayed symptoms of liquor consumption, the RCMP said.

When an approved screening device was administered and the result was a “Warn,” the driver was issued a three-day immediate roadside driving prohibition and his vehicle was towed.

On April 8, police and emergency crews responded to a report of a single vehicle roll-over collision on Canim-Hendrix Lake Road near the intersection of Perkins Road in Buffalo Creek. The driver of a red Pontiac Sunfire had somehow lost control and rolled once.

The driver was able to free herself from the vehicle, but the passenger had to be extracted by rescue crews. Both were taken to hospital for treatment of minor injuries. Speed and liquor consumption are believed to be factors in this collision. The investigation into this matter is continuing.

On Friday, April 10, the RCMP executed a search warrant pursuant to Controlled Drug and Substances at a property on Judson Road near Bridge Lake and seized 309 marijuana plants, drying marijuana and firearms.

One 46-year-old male was arrested at the scene and has since been released from custody with a court date in October. Charges of marijuana production, possession for the purpose of trafficking and firearms charges are being recommended to Crown against him.

The investigation into this matter is continuing.

Crime Stoppers Tips of the Week

Some time overnight of April 9, a green 1997 Chevrolet pickup truck was stolen from a property in the 3900 block of Highway 97 in Lac la Hache. At 10 a.m. on April 10, the vehicle was noticed abandoned on Highway 97 near 105 Mile and was recovered by the owner.

Some time overnight of April 11, unknown culprits damaged both the glass entryway and the ATM located at the 100 Mile House CIBC.

Anyone with information on this or any other crimes in the 100 Mile House area, is asked to call 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or www.bccrimestoppers.com. The identities of people forwarding tips remain unknown. Should your information lead to the arrest of the responsible party, Crime Stoppers will pay cash for the TIP.

 

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