100 Mile House RCMP responded to 74 complaints and calls for service during the past week. Some highlights are as follows:
Over the weekend, several unlocked vehicles in the vicinity of Cariboo Trail in 100 Mile House were entered and property was stolen. On the morning of March 12, a 1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee was stolen from a residence on Cedar Avenue.
The driver happened to see his vehicle while travelling north of 100 Mile House. 100 Mile RCMP attended and arrested the occupant of the vehicle.
A considerable amount of property including speakers, knives, phones and cash was recovered and is believed to be from the unlocked vehicles. The investigation into these thefts is continuing. Anyone who believes they are missing property is asked to contact the 100 Mile House Detachment.
Firearms and drugs seized
On March 11, 100 Mile RCMP responded to a report of a possible break and enter in progress on Elm Avenue in 100 Mile House. Upon arrival, two male suspects were located near the residence in a vehicle. Firearms were observed inside the vehicle. Both were arrested at the scene.
The vehicle was seized and a search warrant was executed on the vehicle. Firearms and drugs were seized as a result. The two males were released from custody with a Court date of July 3 in 100 Mile House for firearms related charges.
The investigation into this matter is continuing.
Suspended driver and impaired driver at check stop
On March 10, Cariboo-Chilcotin Traffic Services stopped the driver of a Ford Taurus at a check stop on Canim-Hendrix Lake Road near 100 Mile House. The female driver displayed symptoms of liquor consumption. An approved screening device was administered at the scene.
The result was a “fail.” The driver was issued a 90-day immediate roadside driving prohibition and her vehicle was towed and impounded for 30 days.
At the same check stop, another female driver was stopped and initially provided a false name. Further investigation determined the woman’s correct identity and it was confirmed she was a suspended driver. She was issued an appearance notice for a Court date of June 5. Her vehicle was towed and impounded.
On March 10, police and emergency crews responded to a two-vehicle collision on Fawn Creek Road near Bridge Lake. The male driver of a Dodge Ram pick-up truck lost control and crossed into the oncoming lane and struck another Dodge pickup with two occupants. The two occupants of the second pick-up truck were taken to 100 Mile Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. Speed and road conditions are believed to be contributing factors. The investigation into this collision is continuing.
On March 8, 100 Mile RCMP responded to a report of two men fighting in the downtown core. The participants were located and detained. Upon further checks, one of the males was determined to be in breach of his Probation. The male was issued a Promise to Appear for a Court date of June 5th in 100 Mile House. The other male was released without charges.
Crime Stoppers Tips of the Week
Sometime between midnight and 1 p.m. on March 10, an apartment block on Cariboo Trail was broken into. A bicycle and picture were stolen.
If you have any information on this or any other crimes in the 100 Mile House area, call 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). You can also contact www.bccrimestoppers.com. Your identity will remain unknown. Should your information lead to the arrest of the responsible party Crime Stoppers will pay cash for the TIP.