Unconscious ATV rider airlifted to Kamloops hospital

RCMP kept busy with a variety of issues

  • Jun. 15, 2011 6:00 a.m.

100 Mile RCMP responded to 87 complaints and calls for service during the past week.

 

ATV incident

In the early morning hours of June 12, police responded to a complaint of an unconscious male being found on the gas pipeline near Lone Butte.

Investigation into this matter indicated he had been operating an All-terrain vehicle (AT), which had overturned some hours earlier. The driver was unconscious and was believed to be in critical condition. Due to the location, the Air Ambulance was used to transport the injured male to Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops for treatment.

The investigation into this matter is continuing.

 

Take me please

On June 12, 100 Mile RCMP received a report of the theft of a 1994 blue Toyota pickup with BC plates 9767EX.

The vehicle had been left insecure with the keys in the ignition. There are no suspects in this matter.

 

Corner drift

On June 11, 100 Mile RCMP responded to a single-vehicle incident on Horse Lake Road at Horse Lake Road North.

The driver lost control in the curve and the investigation indicates the vehicle was traveling too fast for the corner. Both the driver and a passenger were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

Charges are pending against the driver.

 

Vehicle break-ins

Several reports of theft from vehicles parked in various locations around town have been received during the last few weeks.

People are reminded to leave their vehicles locked and to keep any items of value placed out of sight or locked in the trunk.

 

Dumb dopers

Acting on information from the public, several youths were checked outside the Cariboo Mall smoking marijuana, on June 10.

A small quantity of marijuana was seized from one of the youths.

 

Sorry, boss

100 Mile RCMP stopped a vehicle for speeding on the 99 Mile hill, as the driver was travelling at 106 km/h in 50 km/h zone on June 10.

The driver was operating his employer’s vehicle, which was impounded for seven days.

Excessive speeding charges were laid against the driver.

 

Busted windows

On June 9, the 100 Mile RCMP received a report that windows had been broken at 100 Mile House Junior Secondary.

Investigation indicates 48 windows had been broken overnight June 8-9 and damage estimates are around $10,000.

People with any information on who may be responsible for this damage can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222 (TIPS) or the 100 RCMP Mile detachment at 250-395-2456.