Truck stolen from 100 Mile and recovered

The weekly police report from the 100 Mile House area

100 Mile House RCMP responded to 79 complaints and calls for service during the past week. Some highlights are as follows:

Impaired driver

On Jan. 20, 100 Mile RCMP received report of an erratic driver on Highway 97 south of 100 Mile House. A vehicle description was provided and the vehicle was located in 100 Mile House. The male driver had open liquor in the vehicle. An approved screening device was administered at the scene. The result was a “fail.” A second test was requested and administered. The result was also a “fail.” The male driver from Vancouver Island was issued a 90-day immediate roadside driving prohibition. His vehicle was towed and impounded for 30 days.

Stolen truck

On Jan. 17, 100 Mile RCMP received a report of a white Ford F150 being stolen from the 500 block of Birch Avenue in 100 Mile House. Information was received from the owner on Jan. 19 that the vehicle was possibly in the 93 Mile House area. The vehicle was recovered for a forensic examination. Anyone having information about this incident is asked to call the 100 Mile RCMP or call Crime Stoppers.

Collision

On Jan. 16, police and emergency crews responded to a single vehicle collision on Highway 97 near Lac la Hache Station Road. The female driver of a blue Pontiac Sunfire lost control of her vehicle, left the roadway and impacted a light pole. The driver was not injured and the vehicle was towed from the scene. The cause of this collision is still under investigation.

CRIME STOPPERS TIPS OF THE WEEK

Cabins broken into

A cabin on Hurst Crescent in Deka Lake was broken into sometime between Jan. 14 and 16. A TV and DVD player were stolen.

Two cabins in the Eagle Creek area were reported being broken into over the Christmas Holidays. Very little property was taken.

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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