RCMP blotter

Tipsy canoe incident reported to RCMP, emergency services

On May 26, 100 Mile House RCMP and emergency services responded to a complaint of a canoe that had overturned in Lac la Hache in front of Lac la Hache Station Road.

The female occupant from the canoe was recovered by a boat sent from shore. She appeared to have been consuming liquor and was not co-operative with rescue personnel and she declined to be seen by an ambulance crew.

A friend of this person agreed to take her and look after her for the evening. No other action is being taken.

Lost tire causes incident

On May 25, 100 Mile House RCMP responded to a collision that occurred on Highway 97 near Tatton Station Road.

A south-bound Ford pickup truck lost a rear tire that collided with a Chrysler 300, which was following behind the pickup. The tire impact rendered the Chrysler inoperable.

Both vehicles were towed from the scene. Neither occupant was injured.

Investigation determined that the lug nuts were loose on the rear wheels of the pickup truck.

Excessive speed

There were two incidents of excessive speeding during the last week.

Speeds were 45 to 50 km/h over the posted speed limit. Both drivers were charged and their vehicles were impounded for seven days.

100 Mile House Free Press