Police Repot – smashing glass and disturbing drunks

The weekly crime blotter from the Ashcroft RCMP Detachment.

  • Feb. 17, 2015 5:00 p.m.

Snowboard found

Feb. 10 a school bus driver noticed a snowboard abandoned in a ditch along the highway in the Walhachin area. Anyone missing a black Vertex board can contact the RCMP at 453-2216.

Foggy highway

Feb. 12 at 10 pm police received a complaint about an erratic transport truck hauling lumber, southbound on Hwy 97. The truck was located at Chevron and the driver was spoken to. The 57 year old Canim Lake man said he was having a hard time seeing in the dense fog. It was also determined that his log books were not maintained properly and he was given a written warning.

Stolen truck discovered

Feb. 13 at 9:40 am a BC Hydro employee reported a suspicious pickup truck that had been parked for about a week at the substation on Hwy 97C just off Government St. It had a damaged ignition and bore license plates that didn’t belong to it. Police determined that the blue 2000 Ford F250 had been reported stolen in Williams Lake on Jan. 31. The license plates were also stolen from another vehicle in Williams Lake. Anyone with information on the vehicle is asked to phone RCMP at 453-2216.

Breaking glass

Feb. 14 at 6:30 am police attended a residence on the Ashcroft Reserve for a domestic dispute after a 21 year old Kamloops man smashed a glass on the floor of the house and then smashed the driver’s side door window in his 20 year old girlfriend’s car parked outside. The man departed before police arrived, but he is still wanted for arrest on a charge of mischief.

Wouldn’t go quietly

Feb. 15 at 10 pm police were called tot he Husky for a drunken dispute involved three men and a woman. All but one of the men were co-operative and left when told to. A 26 year old Chase man became beligerant with police and was arrested for causing a disturbance.  He was lodged in cells overnight and is facing a charge of causing a disturbance in a public place.

Windows smashed

Feb. 15 at 11:55 pm a 53 year old Ashcroft man leaving the Chevron found three smashed windows in his parked Saturn SL1. A review of the surveillance tape the next morning showed a heavyset woman with long black hair getting out of her blue pickup with a baseball bat and smashing the windows in his vehicle. He did not recognize her. Anyone with information about her identity are asked to call the RCMP at 453-2216.

Traxx stuck on tracks

Feb. 16 at 6:50 pm a 2014 Chev Traxx became stuck on the CN crossing on Old Cariboo Rd. as the driver, a 66 year old Ashcroft woman, attempted to cross it. The wheels slipped between the tracks and she was unable to move. By the time police arrived, the train had come. Unable to stop in time, it pushed the vehicle about 50 feet along the tracks. The driver was not inside it at the time. Police are working with CN Police to determine why the vehicle slipped off the crossing.

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