Williams Lake RCMP responded to about 50 calls for service during the weekend.
iPhone peeping tom
A woman called the RCMP about 7:47 a.m., May 25, because she had noticed an iPhone under her bathroom stall taking pictures or video of her while she was using the women’s restroom at the Thompson Rivers University campus in Williams Lake.
A suspect left the building when the woman kicked the phone out of his hands and left the washroom.
The suspect is described as male, approximately five-feet, 10-inches tall to six-feet, one-inch tall; thin, wearing a black nylon shell, hood over his head, grey shoes with orange/red soles, and clean shaven. There was mud up the suspect’s back from riding a bike.
The suspect was seen to grab a Raleigh mountain bike, dark in colour, that was locked at the bike stand and left the scene. No suspect has been identified at this time.
At 12:19 a.m. May 25 police were dispatched to a complaint of an assault causing bodily harm. The victim stated he was assaulted sometime between midnight and 12:15 a.m. at a pub in Williams Lake. The victim identified his attacker. The matter is still under investigation by police.
Police were dispatched to a roll over motor vehicle incident at the intersection of Pine Valley Road and Hwy 97 North at 11:52 a.m., May 26.
It appeared a vehicle left the road and went down a 30-foot embankment. The two occupants of the vehicle escaped uninjured, although the vehicle’s roof and a nearby fence sustained damage,.
At noon, May 26 police received a report of mischief to mailboxes just north of Blue Lake Road on Cariboo Hwy 97 North. The mailboxes had been pushed over, however, there was no damage done to the mailboxes.
Woman injured in MVI
A woman was transported to Cariboo Memorial Hospital Sunday, May 26 after the vehicle she was driving went off the road north of Williams Lake. At approximately 3:30 p.m., the RCMP received a call there had been a motor vehicle accident on Highway 97 North, about three to four kilometres before the Soda Creek turnoff.
The caller reported that there was an injured female who appeared to have a broken arm. A Ford Fusion was down a steep embankment, on its roof and severely damaged with one of the tires completely torn off the vehicle along with parts and pieces strewn throughout the field where the vehicle finally came to a rest after going air-born off an embankment approximately 20 feet high.
The driver stated that she might have fallen asleep while driving on her way from Prince George to Kamloops. Emergency Health Services (EHS) and search and rescue attended to care for the driver before the was transported to hospital.