Police Report – suspicious man asking questions about B.C. Premier

The weekly crime blotter from the Ashcroft RCMP Detachment

  • Jun. 3, 2015 10:00 a.m.

Meeting up with the Premier

May 26 at 11 am police were notified about a suspicious male hanging around the Cache Creek Village Office, asking staff about Premier Christy Clark’s whereabouts. The Premier was in town that day to survey the flood damage. Police were given a license place number that didn’t match with the man’s vehicle and became concerned. The vehicle was located and the number given to them was wrong. The correct number showed a valid registration. The 65 year old Coquitlam man was there hoping to speak with the Premier.

Broken window in vintage car

May 27 at 7:45 am a resident of the 200 block of Brink St. discovered a broken window on his 1978 Pontiac Firebird. The 30 year old man reported the incident for information. The damage is suspected to have happened some time overnight. Anyone having information about the incident can call the police at 453-2216.

Disregard for property

May 27 at 2:20 pm staff at Horstings Farm on Hwy 97 reported the theft of an expensive ATV. They reported seeing three strangers hanging around the property, and riding north on Hwy 97 with the ATV. It was found abandoned 1 km west of Hwy 97 on Hwy 99 in a pullout. The keys were gone. Police were able to located a suspect vehicle and arrested the 26 year old Kamloops woman driving it. The truck had been stolen from Kamloops the day before, and it was bearing license plates stolen from Merritt. A police dog and handler conducted a search for the other two suspects and they were located at a home on Hwy 99. One was taken into custory without much trouble, the other had to be retrieved from the attic. The woman and two men, a 26 year old Cache Creek male and a 28 year old Kamloops male, are facing charges of theft over $5,000 and possession of stolen property over $5,000. The 28 year old Kamloops man is also wanted for outstanding warrants, including one from Williams Lake where he is charged with sexual assault.

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