100 Mile House RCMP blotter

100 Mile House RCMP members issue several roadside prohibitions

100 Mile House RCMP responded to 87 calls for service during the past week. Some highlights are as follows:

Failed breathalyzer

On May 9, 100 Mile House RCMP received a complaint of a possible impaired driver on the Canim Lake Band reserve and a vehicle description was provided.

The vehicle was located a short time later. The female driver displayed symptoms of having consumed liquor.

An approved screening device was administered at the scene. The result was a “fail.” A second test was administered and the result was also a “fail.”

The driver was issued a 90-day immediate roadside driving prohibition (IRP). Her vehicle was towed and impounded for 30 days.

Assault callout

On May 9, police were called to a possible assault at a residence near Lac la Hache.

Investigation determined that the male implicated in the assault allegation was breaching several of his release conditions.

He was arrested and held in custody for a Court appearance on May 10, but the complainant did not wish to pursue the assault allegation.

Medical incident

On May 8, 100 Mile RCMP received a report of a single-vehicle incident on Highway 24 near Interlakes Corner.

The male driver of a GMC pick-up truck had a medical incident and the truck and a boat being towed ended up going over the embankment.

The driver, who suffered non-life threatening injuries, was taken to 100 Mile District General Hospital for the treatment.

The passenger of the vehicle was not injured.

IRP issued

On May 3, a witness reported a possible impaired driver in 100 Mile House.

A vehicle description and license plate were provided. Investigators from 100 Mile House and Cariboo-Chilcotin Traffic Services located the vehicle on Mercer Road.

A male driver was identified. The driver displayed symptoms of having consumed liquor.

An approved screening device was administered at the scene. The result was a “fail.” A second test was administered and the result was also a “fail.”

The driver was issued a 90-day IRP. His vehicle was towed and impounded for 30 days.

He was also issued a violation ticket for driving contrary to the restrictions of his driver’s licence.

Excessive speed

On May 3, 100 Mile RCMP received a request from Clinton RCMP to stop a Dodge pick-up truck, which was being operated at a high rate of speed coming towards 100 Mile House on Highway 97. Investigators intercepted the vehicle near Elefson Road. It was being operated in excess of 60 km/h over the posted speed limit.

During the interaction with the male driver, investigators determined that he displayed symptoms of having consumed liquor. An approved screening device was administered at the scene and the result was a “fail.” A second test was administered and the result was also a “fail.”

He was issued a 90-day IRP. His vehicle was towed and impounded for 30 days. The driver was also issued a violation ticket for excessive speed.

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