Police Report – Warrants and assaults

From the weekly crime blotter at the Ashcroft RCMP Detachment.

Nobody home

Jan. 28 at 2:50 pm police attended a Cache Creek motel to check on a resident serving out a probation and learned that he had moved out on Jan. 12, contrary to the conditions of his probation. The 57 year old Cache Creek man’s probation officers were notified and charges are pending.

Hit in the head

Jan. 30 at 4:10 pm police received a call for help from a 54 year old Ashcroft woman. Police attended her residence and found her bleeding from her head. She advised them that she’d had an argument with a male in the residence, who then starting throwing things at her, striking her on the head.  The 22 year old Ashcroft male was not located, but the matter is still under investigation and charges are pending.

Going to kill everyone

Jan. 31 at 12:30 am police attended a residence in Cache Creek after a resident complained that an intoxicated male outside was causing a disturbance, had punched him in the face and threatened to kill him with an axe. Police located the 23 year old Cache Creek man and arrested him for assault and impaired driving. The man threatened to kill the officers and was taken into custody. He has seven charges pending against him, including assault, uttering threats and assaulting a police officer.

Retaining wall damaged

Jan. 31 at 11:40 am police received a complaint of property damage in Cache Creek after a homeowner returned home after a lengthy time away and found damage to a retaining wall. The damage may have been caused by a car backing up into it.

Climate change

Jan. 31 at 10 pm police received complaints about a suspicious hitchiker hanging around the Cache Creek area since the afternoon. Police located the 62 year old Williams Lake male who told them that  the ocean was making it too cold in Vancouver and he was moving back to Williams Lake. He was left to his own devices.

Needed a ride

Feb. 1 a warrant was issued for 56 year old Clinton man, Gerald Dale Chevalier, for failing to appear in Kamloops’ court (Jan. 31) to answer to the charge of driving while prohibited.

Arrest warrant

Feb. 2 at 8:30 am routine patrols on Hwy 1 by Hat Creek Rd. nabbed the driver of a pick up truck travelling at 141 kph in the 100 zone. Officers discovered that the driver, a 31 year old Coquitlam man, had a warrant for his arrest posted out of Coquitlam. He was arrested and held in custody until he could be transferred to Kamloops.

Highway speeds

Feb. 3 at 4:45 pm a Traffic Services officer stopped a Dodge Ram on Hwy 97, just before the bridge at the north end of town, for speeding along at 100 kph in the 50 kph zone. The 54 year old Williams Lake man was issued a ticket for excessive speed and his vehicle was impounded for seven days.

What’s your hurry?

Feb. 4 at 5 pm a Traffic Services officer stopped a northbound Pontiac G5 sedan on Hwy 1 by Jackass Mountain for travelling at 138 kph in the 90 kph zone. The 57 year old Lillooet man was given a ticket for excessive speed and his vehicle was impounded for seven days.

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