Youth arrested for spray-painting graffiti

The weekly police report for the South Cariboo area

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

Grafitti

Sometime overnight of Dec. 2, several structures in the south end of 100 Mile House were spray-painted with graffiti.

Subsequent investigation identified two youth suspects. Both of these youth were apprehended.

They were released from custody on a number of conditions and are to appear in 100 Mile Provincial Court on Jan. 30, 2018.

The investigation into these incidents is continuing.

Roll-over

On Dec. 2, police and emergency crews responded to a single vehicle roll-over collision on Highway 97 near Ainsworth Road.

The male driver of a Chevrolet Ventura van lost control, left the roadway and went down a steep embankment.

The driver was treated at the scene and released. No charges are being considered at this time.

Roll-over

On Dec. 2, police and emergency crews were called to a single vehicle roll-over collision on North Horse Lake Road near Valley View Drive east of 100 Mile House.

The male driver was extracted from the vehicle by Fire/Rescue and treated at the scene.

During the investigation into the crash, the driver displayed symptoms of liquor consumption.

An approved screening device was administered at the scene and the result was a “fail.”

A second test was requested and administered. It also resulted in a “fail.”

The driver was issued a 90-day immediate roadside driving prohibition and his vehicle was towed and impounded for 30 days.

Crime Stoppers tips of the week

Sometime between Oct. 15 and Nov. 3, unknown culprits removed a 20 by 20-foot wooden deck which was stored at a property on Eagle Island in Lac la Hache.

The item was dismantled and removed by people operating a boat.

Sometime overnight of Nov. 30, unknown culprits cut the locks off of several storage lockers located at a business on 7th Street in 100 Mile House. The exact amount of loss is not currently known.

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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