Police Report – Missing man found deceased

From the weekly crime blotter at the Ashcroft RCMP Detachment

Missing man found

Sept. 16 Surrey RCMP asked the Ashcroft Detachment for assistance in locating a missing man.

Dave Robinson, 56, was travelling from Surrey to Quesnel on Sept. 12 and hadn’t been heard from since. Ashcroft officers were asked to look at the Red Hills Rest Stop south of Ashcroft after a possible sighting. He was no located.

His body was found on Sept. 19 in a small lake 5 km south of Clinton. His pickup truck had gone off the road, down an embankment and into the lake and could not be seen from the highway. He was spotted by passing cyclists. There was no evidence of foul play.

Aluminum rims stolen

Sept. 16 at 11:30 am KAL Tire staff reported the theft of several aluminum tire rims from their yard. The rims were stacked in a pile beside a scrap metal bin and are estimated to be worth $600. Anyone with information about their disappearance is asked to phone the police at 453-2216.

Intoxicated visitor

Sept. 20 just after midnight police were called to a residence on Collins Rd. in Cache Creek after an intoxicated guest became loud and belligerant and refused to leave. The 52 year old Kamloops man left prior to police arrival.

Truck hit in driveway

Sept 20 at 8:50 am a resident on Sunvalley Dr. in Cache Creek reported that his pickup truck had been struck by another vehicle – while parked in his driveway. There was moderate damage to the bumper and grill – the truck was parked facing the street – and vehicle debris in the driveway. The impact pushed the truck against the house. It is suspected that this happened around 2 am.

Loose load on truck

Sept. 20 at 5 pm police received a report of a 5 ton truck on Hwy 1 in Cache Creek hauling a loose load of scrap metal, a piece of which fell off and struck the complainant’s vehicle. The truck was located at the Dairy Queen and the driver, a 59 year old Loon Lake man, was confrontational and belligerant. He was issued a ticket for an oversize and improperly secured load.

Swerved to miss bear

Sept. 20 at 11 pm police attended a single vehicle accident on Hwy 97 just north of Cache Creek when a 29  year old Williams Lake woman swerved to miss an animal in the middle of the highway and hit the ditch with her 2005 Honda Civic. The bear was already dead, having been struck by another vehicle, and was lying in the middle of the road. Her vehicle was pulled out of the ditch and towed for repairs. Neither she nor her passenger were injured. The carcass was removed by Interior Roads.

Just Posted

Proposed Boston Flats Eco-Depot hits rezoning amendment hurdle

TNRD now considering way forward after third reading of bylaw defeated

Conservative candidate Brad Vis speaks at Ashcroft Tiwn Hall

Puts family first, says Conservatives will work for all Canadians

New report on 2017 wildfires calls for better coordination with First Nations

Tsilhqot’in National Government documents 2017 disaster and lists 33 calls to action

In 1968, an Ashcroft Art Show was an idea whose time had come

Local artists got together to form a club in 1967, and a year later a show was born

Soccer week 2: League play gets underway

Warm-up time is over as the teams get down to work

VIDEO: Driver in bizarre hit-and-run at B.C. car dealership turns herself in

Police believe alcohol was a factor in incident causing estimated $15,000 in damages

‘B.C. cannot wait for action’: Top doctor urges province to decriminalize illicit drugs

Dr. Bonnie Henry says current approach in ‘war on drugs’ has criminalized and stigmatized drug users

B.C. woman, 76, challenges alcohol-screening laws after failing to give breath sample

Norma McLeod was unable to provide a sample because of her medical conditions

B.C. youth coach banned amid sexual harassment, bullying scandal: Water Polo Canada

Justin Mitchell can’t take part in Water Polo Canada events or clubs

Wilson-Raybould: Feds want to just ‘manage the problem’ of Indigenous Peoples

Former federal justice minister speaks at First Nations Justice Council meeting in B.C.

Haida youth travels to New York for UN forum on Indigenous issues

Haana Edensaw presented her speech in Xaad Kil, Masset dialect of the Haida language

Female real estate agents warned of suspicious man in Metro Vancouver

The man requests to see homes alone with the female agent, police say

Can you put your phone down for Mother’s Day?

#DiningMode campaign encourages people to leave the phone alone while eating

Horgan heckled as gas prices sit at record high, could go up more

Premier John Horgan blames refiners, not taxes

Most Read