Sept. 7 Police Update: Braeside crash, boat motor theft

Vanderhoof’s local RCMP detachment lodged 86 files, which included 12 prisoners, in the past week.

Vanderhoof’s local RCMP detachment lodged 86 files, which included 12 prisoners, in the past week.

 

Braeside crash

A vehicle was retained for investigation after losing control on Highway 27 on Aug. 28.

At 11:45 a.m., the southbound car rolled off the highway at two kilometres north of Braeside Road, leaving behind drug-related paraphernalia along its path.

The driver said she was avoiding deer when the incident happened. She was taken to the hospital for a broken arm injury.

Acquiring judicial authorization, the RCMP seized the vehicle and is continuing the investigation.

No other information is available by press time.

 

Finders not keepers

A wallet with $40 of cash found by the Silvermill Apartments was turned into the police on Sept. 1.

It has since been returned to its owner.

 

Motor theft

A four-stroke Johnson boat motor with 25 horse-power was stolen from a residence on Poplar Avenue overnight on Aug. 31. The motor is estimated to worth $3,500.

Those with information can contact the local RCMP detachment or report anonymously through CrimeStoppers.

 

Back to school

Sept. 6 marks the first day of school for students as well as drivers. The police reminds drivers that school zones are back into effect, limiting vehicle speed to 30 kilometres per hour when travelling by schools.

 

– with files from Sgt. Svend Nielsen, Vanderhoof RCMP