Vanderhoof RCMP conducted check stops in partnership with B.C. Highway Patrol. (Vanderhoof RCMP photo)

Vanderhoof RCMP conducted check stops in partnership with B.C. Highway Patrol. (Vanderhoof RCMP photo)

Derogatory graffiti found at local school

Police briefs

Vanderhoof RCMP responded to 120 calls for service and had 15 prisoners between May 28 and June 10. Calls for service ranged from complaints of people intoxicated in public to dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, police said.

Graffiti

Local police received a report from staff at a local school after derogatory slurs were found written on the exterior walls of the school. The slurs have since then been removed and police are continuing to investigate this matter.

Check-stops

In partnership with B.C. Highway Patrol, Vanderhoof RCMP conducted several check stops in and around Vanderhoof. There were no impaired drivers found during their check, however some tickets were given out for offences under the Motor Vehicle Act.

Drug Deal

RCMP received a report of an alleged drug deal at a Vanderhoof parking lot. When police attended the scene they located the suspected vehicle and after a subsequent search they found a small amount of unlabelled tablets. This matter is still under investigation.

Animal Calls

Local police continue to receive several calls for domestic animals on the highway in different parts of the detachment coverage area.

Police are reminding residents that animals are a significant hazard that can cause injury and damage to the travelling public, and their vehicles.

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Aman Parhar
Editor – Vanderhoof Omineca Express, Caledonia Courier

aman.parhar@ominecaexpress.com

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