Police Report – car goes offroading, curfew ignored

The weekly crime blotter from the Ashcroft RCMP Detachment.

Car damaged

Oct. 22 police were called to ASC Automotive on Hwy 1 after staff discovered that a vehicle parked there for repairs had been damaged overnight. The green 1992 Ford Escort suffered left front damage that included a headlight and bumper. If looks like the damage was caused by a larger vehicle. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call RCMP at 2550-453-2216.

Cavalier drives off the road

Oct. 22 at 10:30 pm police were called to a single vehicle accident on Hwy 97C in the bluffs after a 2001 Chevrolet Cavalier swerved to miss hitting a deer and ended up 100 meters off the road, down the embankment. The 31 year old Cache Creek woman was transported to Kamloops’ hospital with undisclosed injuries. The car was towed for repairs. The deer was nowhere to be seen.

Back pack turned in

Oct. 23 an Alberta motorist turned in a gray backpack found by the side of Hwy 1 near the Red Hills rest stop south of Ashcroft. The pack contained several articles, but no identification. Anyone with information on whose pack it might be is asked to call the police.

Sraybush wanted

Oct. 23 a warrant was issued for the arrest of Ronnie Sraybush, 40, who failed to appear in court to answer to charges of assault causing bodily harm and uttering threats against his ex-spouse. Sraybush’s last known address is in Saskatoon, but he has relatives in this area. He is also facing other charges of failing to appear in court from January. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to phone the RCMP.

Up past bedtime

Oct. 24 at 3 am police were called to the Husky in Cache Creek  where an intoxicated man was causing a disturbance. Police arrested the 23 year old Cache Creek man for being drunk in a public place and for breaching conditions not to consume alcohol and for being out past his curfew. He was released when sober on a promise to appear.

Adding fuel to the fire

Oct. 27 at 1 pm police were called to the Ashcroft hospital where an intoxicated 53 year old Cache Creek woman was asking for medication and causing a disturbance when it was not forthcoming. The woman was arrested and lodged in cells until sober.

Missing man unmissing

Dan Martin 41, of Ashcroft, has returned home safely after his family reported him missing  last week. Dan Martin, 41, was thought to be overdue in returning from Prince George on Oct. 20, but was still visiting local friends.

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