Weekly media briefs


2023-05-16 15:43 PDT

For Week of May 9-15, 2023

2023-2217 – Mischief

On May 13, 2023, just before 10:00 p.m., in the 4300 block of Main St., police investigated a report of four men punching and cracking a car window after a driver honked at them. Members located the men at a nearby hotel and arrested them for mischief in relation to the window, and obstruction as they had refused to provide identification. The driver did not wish to pursue charges, and members issued each of the men, from out of area, violation tickets for being drunk in public.

2023-2197/2023-2170 – Impaired driving

On May 12, 2023, at about 10:00 p.m., a member on proactive patrol saw a car speeding so did a traffic stop. The driver showed physical signs of impairment in addition to the car smelling of freshly burned cannabis. The driver did tests for drug impairment, and as a result was issued a driving prohibition. The driver and his passengers were from out of area.

In another instance earlier in the evening, police investigated a report of an intoxicated woman trying to drive from a restaurant, and passers by took her car keys before police arrival. Members investigated and issued a 90-day driving prohibition to and impounded the woman’s car for 30 days as she failed breath tests.

2023-2155 – Pemberton attempt break and enter

Sometime overnight of May 9, 2023, unknown persons tried to gain access into a business in the 1300 Portage Rd. in Pemberton. Before being unsuccessful, culprits tried to gain entry by prying doors and remove screws from the front entrance door and a side door. No entry gained, and nothing was stolen. This file remains under investigation.

Anyone with any information regarding the above files are asked to contact the Whistler RCMP at 604-932-2044, or contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, or go to the website www.solvecrime.ca

Released by

Cpl. Angela Kermer

Media Relations Officer
Sea to Sky RCMP
Office: 604-892-6137
Cell: 604 848-4793

Email: bcrcmp-grcencb@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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