Sept.23: Police Update

Vanderhoof played host to break and enter, bear alert, and fuel theft last week.

Unknown number of suspects broke into the Vanderhoof Department Store on Burrard Ave. on Sept. 15.

Broke, entered, and stole

The Vanderhoof Department Store was broken into overnight on Sept. 15.

Through the shattered display window on Burrard Ave., one or more unknown suspects had reportedly stolen a grey down-filled jacket with an orange interior.

The RCMP advises anyone with information to call in or report anonymously through Crime Stoppers.


Season of bears

A car was heavily damaged after running into a black bear on Highway 16 by Mooney Pit Road on Sept. 12 at 7:15 p.m.

The bear had emerged from the side of the road and had walked off after the crash.

With higher animal activity at this time of the year, the RCMP reminds drivers to be aware while on the road in the evening.


Fuel theft

Gasoline was stolen from a residential tank on Highway 16 by Prince George Hill overnight on Sept. 11.

The RCMP reminds residents to ensure that their tanks are secured at all times.


– with files from Sgt. Svend Nielsen, Vanderhoof RCMP



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