Multiple marijuana and theft charges

100 Mile House RCMP responded to 50 calls for service during the past week

100 Mile House RCMP responded to 50 calls for service during the past week. Some highlights are as follows:


Prohibited driving and marijuana

On Feb. 3, Cariboo Chilcotin Traffic Services stopped a vehicle on Highway 97 near Alpine Ave. as the vehicle headlights were not on during night time hours.

The male driver was found to be prohibited from driving and was subsequently arrested.

A small amount of marijuana was located in the vehicle and was seized.

The 32-year-old male resident of 100 Mile House was released to attend court at a later date for the offence of driving while prohibited. The vehicle he was operating was impounded.


Save on Foods theft

On Feb. 3, RCMP were called to a report of a theft at Save On Foods.

A male had been observed by staff taking food products with which he attempted to leave the store without paying for.

The 26-year-old male resident of 100 Mile House was issued an appearance for notice for court at a later date.


Truck stolen

On Feb. 2, RCMP received a report of a theft of a vehicle from an address located on the 6000 block of Northshore Rd. in Horse Lake. An older red Ford F250 with a red snow plow attached was taken.

An outbuilding was also entered but nothing known was taken. Foot impressions left in the snow indicate two persons were involved.

The truck did not have license plates on it and at this time the exact year of the truck is not known.

It is believed to have occurred between 6:30 p.m. the night previous and 7:45 a.m. on the day of the report.


Check stop

On Feb 1, RCMP conducted a check stop on Canim Hendrix Lake Rd, near Gateway. Several vehicles were checked and warnings were provided for issues concerning drivers license and vehicle defect infractions.


Marijuana possession

On Feb 1, Cariboo Chilcotin Traffic Services stopped a vehicle for speeding on Highway 97 near Horse Lake Rd.

When the member approached the driver a smell of marijuana was detected.

Both male occupants were arrested and the vehicle was searched. A small amount of marijuana was found inside the vehicle which was seized.

The driver was issued violation tickets for speeding and a defective vehicle.


Found snowboard

On Jan. 31, RCMP received a snowboard that had been left at Tim Hortons approximately one month earlier.

The owner never returned to claim the snowboard. The snowboard is a black Sentry LTD with N01 on the stamped on the tail end.

The snowboard also has a variety of stickers that the owner can identify once claimed.


Vehicle impounded

On Jan. 31, RCMP were conducting a patrol on Exeter Station Rd.

A vehicle passed by the member and the male driver attempted to cover his face. The license plate on the vehicle was also found to be off another vehicle.

The vehicle was stopped and the driver was found to be unlicensed and a vehicle impound candidate.

The male was issued violation tickets for driver contrary to restrictions, no drivers license, no insurance, and wrong number plate. The vehicle he was driving was impounded for seven days.

Clothing theft

On Jan. 30, RCMP received a report of a theft from a business on the 100 block of Birch Ave.

A female had entered the business and distracted the clerk which led to the female leaving the store without paying for articles of clothing.

The business surveillance was viewed and the female was positively identified by members.

RCMP will be following up with the female and charges of theft will be proposed.


Excessive speeding

On Jan. 30, Cariboo Chilcotin Traffic Services were conducting a patrol of Exeter Station Rd.

A vehicle was stopped for excessive speed as it was travelling 132 km/h in a posted 60 km/h zone.

The male driver was issued a violation ticket for excessive speed and his vehicle was impounded for seven days.

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