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Well over 20 liquor complaints were reported to police last week, mostly of people being drunk in public

  • Mar. 28, 2012 3:00 p.m.

Alcohol abuse

Well over 20 liquor complaints were reported to police last week, mostly of people being drunk in public or drunk and attempting to commit crimes.  Police bring intoxicated people into the detachment lock-up for time to sober up if they are deemed to be a danger to themselves or others, or cannot be expected to stay safely at home.

Impaired driver

A driver was pulled over and charged with being impaired on March 22 near Loop Road. The driver was arrested and released with a court date.

No charges for B&E

A break and enter  on David Dr. was reported by the homeowners Friday. Police were called to the home but no charges were laid.

Car in the ditch

A car was reported in the ditch near Stony Creek. No known injuries to the driver were reported.

Lock broke on Mapes

A vacant cabin and shed at the 10,000 block of Mapes Road were broken into last week. A lock was broken but no items reported missing.

Keep eyes on the road

An accident saw a vehicle in the ditch around 11 p.m Saturday on Hwy. 16 at Saranovich Road. An ambulance was dispatched for the driver’s injuries with no word on their severity.

Space window broke

Sunday the Neighbourhood Space community centre had a window broken by a youth. The young person was charged with mischief. Property crimes often cause financial stress for organizations serving the community, an RCMP member noted.

Passports nicked

Four passports were stolen from a home on E. Douglas St. on Wednesday, March 21. Police are asking for information from the public.

Shoplifting booze

A female was caught shoplifting alcohol from a liquor store in Vanderhoof.



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