Symptoms of liquor impairment, no licence, no insurance, no front plate

The weekly police report for the South Cariboo

100 Mile House RCMP responded to 85 complaints and calls for service during the past week. Some highlights are as follows:

Liquor consumption

On March 25, 100 Mile RCMP stopped the driver of a GMC pick-up in the 103 Mile subdivision as there were some indications from witnesses that the male driver had been drinking.

The driver displayed symptoms of liquor consumption. 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.

His vehicle was towed and impounded for 30 days.

Symptoms of liquor consumption, no licence, insurance, front plate

On March 22, 100 Mile RCMP stopped a vehicle on Exeter Truck Route in 100 Mile House.

The male driver displayed symptoms of liquor consumption. An approved screening device was administered at the scene and the result was a “warn.”

The driver was issued a 24-hour driving suspension. The driver was also issued violation tickets for driving without a license, driving without insurance and not having a front plate.

Liquor consumption

On March 20, Cariboo-Chilcotin Traffic Services stopped a vehicle for speeding on Highway 97 at Spring Lake Road. The male driver displayed symptoms of liquor consumption. An approved screening device was administered at the scene. The result was a “fail.”

The driver requested a second test and the result was also a “fail.” The driver was issued a 90-day immediate roadside driving prohibition. His vehicle was towed and impounded for 30 days. The driver was also issued a violation ticket for failing to wear his seatbelt.

Suspended driver

On March 21, an off-duty 100 Mile Detachment officer observed a male, believed to be a suspended driver, operating a Ford pick-up at the 108 Mile Ranch. Other officers attended the location and the driver was confirmed to be suspended from driving. He was issued an appearance notice for Court in 100 Mile in June. The vehicle was towed and impounded for seven days.

CRIME STOPPERS TIPS OF THE WEEK

Sometime overnight of March 25, a vehicle parked in the parking lot of the Lakewood Inn had all four tires slashed. The amount of damage is not known at this time.

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.

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