RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)

RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)

Vanderhoof RCMP provide weekly update

Local police report 35 prisoners in one-week period

Vanderhoof RCMP received 59 files between Feb. 25 an March 3, which included 35 prisoners.

The local detachment has been providing a bi-monthly report to the Express, with the latest one received on March 3. Here are some files received by police during the two-week period.

Bumper Cars

Vanderhoof RCMP were called to a report of a vehicle stunting in the parking lot of a local grocery store where they found a driver “playing bumper cars” with several grocery carts. Police said they spoke with the driver and the carts were returned safely to their corrals.

Possible Domestic Assault

Local police received a report of a possible domestic assault near a local business in Vanderhoof. RCMP attended the scene and were able to determine that there was no assault or argument that took place. Both parties were warned for consuming alcohol in a public space, police said.

Report of Impaired Driver

Mounties received a complaint of a motor vehicle incident in a rural area in which the complainant believed the driver was impaired. Police attended the scene and assessed the driver, and determine the driver was not impaired. There were no injuries to anyone involved.

False alarm at local eatery

Vanderhoof police dispatched to a report of an alarm at a local restaurant. Members attended and found the building secure with no signs of attempted entry or damage to the building. “However, police were left with a craving for a late night snack after they left,” stated the release.

ALSO READ: Online crime reporting tool for non-emergency crimes available to Vanderhoof residents


Aman Parhar
Editor – Vanderhoof Omineca Express, Caledonia Courier

aman.parhar@ominecaexpress.com

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