Brazen theft of raft at Fisheries Pool tops September’s RCMP Report

Brazen theft of raft at Fisheries Pool tops September's RCMP Report

On September 6th, Police were advised of a trailer with an orange raft with “NRF” on the side stolen from Fisheries Pool campground. The raft was last seen behind a vehicle headed eastbound on Hwy 20 from Fisheries Pool.

On August 23rd, Police were called to a residence 4 Mile Subdivision, for an intoxicated male being assaultive. The male was arrested and held until sober, then released without charges.

On August 26th, Police conducted a Roadcheck on Hwy 20 just outside Bella Coola. Two drivers were issued violation tickets for offences under the Motor Vehicle Act, and the drivers had to find appropriate operators to drive the vehicles away.

On August 30th, Police conducted a Roadcheck at Burke Ave and Hwy 20. No Motor Vehicle Act violations were observed, and Police noted the great use of designated drivers in the early hours of the morning.

On August 31st, a report was made to Police about a possible impaired driver. Police located the vehicle, and the driver failed two Roadside Screening Device tests, and was issued a 90 Day Driving Prohibition and the vehicle being driven was impounded for 30 days.

On September 3rd, Police were called to a residence in 4 Mile Subdivision for an intoxicated male throwing items around. Police attended and arrested the male, who was held until sober and released without charges.

On September 3rd, Police were called to the fairgrounds for damage that had been completed to the booth building. During the previous couple days, someone(s) had kicked the locked booth doors damaging most doors.

If you have information regarding this incident or any other criminal activity, please call Crime Stoppers at 1 800 222-8477 or the Bella Coola RCMP at 250 799-5363. Crime stoppers also subscribes to web tips at www.bccrimestoppers.com. Callers remain anonymous and tips can lead to cash rewards.

During the evening of September 5th, Police conducted traffic stops/roadchecks for National Impaired Driving Enforcement Day. One check resulted in a driver being given a court date for a driving offence charge under the Motor Vehicle Act, and their vehicle was impounded.