Vandalism and MVIs take up a lot of local RCMP members’ time

100 Mile House RCMP responded to 81 complaints and calls for service during the past week

  • Apr. 9, 2015 6:00 a.m.

School vandalism

Sometime over the Easter long weekend, Peter Skene Ogden Secondary School (PSO) was vandalized.

The rear of the building was spray painted with orange paint and two windows were broken.

Windows broken

On April 7, 100 Mile House RCMP received a report that a building on Third Street had windows broken.

Tipsy turvy

Around 3:35 on April 5, 100 Mile RCMP responded to a motor vehicle incident (MVI), which occurred at the corner of Fawn Creek Road and Chanteclaire Road.

The complainant stated a silver Ford F150 pickup truck had turned over on its side and an intoxicated male and female were driven home by a passing by motorist.

The registered owner of the vehicle has since been identified and police have laid charges in relation to this matter.

Missed curve

Around 1:16 p.m. on April 4, police responded to an MVI, on on Horse Lake Cut-Off Road near the intersection with McMillan Road in Lone Butte.

The driver of a grey, 2004 BMW had failed to negotiate the curve at the railway intersection, lost control of the vehicle and smashed into the light signal pole for the train crossing. The driver was not injured.

Coloured orange

On April 4, a resident of 100 Mile House on Eighth Street reported someone had spray painted orange markings on his fence.

Further investigation revealed that vandalism of a similar nature had also been done to the storage locker complex adjacent to PSO.

Shop break-in

On April 4, a resident of 108 Mile Ranch on Kallum Drive reported his shop had been broken into sometime between October 2014 and April 4, 2015.

The shop had been forced open with a pry bar. The complainant reported that there was nothing of value in the shop and that nothing of value had been taken.

Found bike

On April 3, an abandoned men’s bike was located on the public bike trail near Birch Avenue.

The bike will be held by the RCMP for 90 days. If you are missing a men’s bicycle, contact the 100 Mile House RCMP at 250-395-2456 with a description of the bike, and it will be returned. If it’s not claimed after 90 days, the bicycle will be donated to charity.

Lawn equipment

On April 3, RCMP received a report of a break-in to a seasonal residence in Bridge Lake area. Police attended and discovered a shop door lock had been broken.

The complainant reports it is believed the break-in occurred over the past two months and approximately $4,000 worth of lawn care equipment had been stolen.

Theft and mischief

On April 3, RCMP responded to a mischief in the 6000 block of Little Fort Highway 24.

It was discovered that an ATV and dirt bike had entered private property after the fence had

been cut.

Whoever was responsible for this had also destroyed the person’s picnic tables prior to

leaving the area by cutting the fence in a second place and departing through back trails toward

McMillan Road.

Windows smashed

On April 2, a number of windows were discovered to have been smashed at the Ministry for Children and Family Development office and at the 100 Mile House Probation office on Cedar Avenue.

Hit and run

On April 2, a report was received by a 100 Mile House resident that someone had hit his blue 2003 Ford F-150 vehicle while it was in the downtown area.

The vehicle had damage to the box and a scratch along the passenger side. The person who did this to the vehicle did not leave a name or contact information.

Disturbing the peace

Around 1 a.m. on April 2, RCMP were dispatched to attend a complaint of a man who was reported to be disturbing customers at the 7-Eleven convenience store.

An intoxicated 45-year-old Vancouver man was arrested by members of the 100 Mile RCMP for mischief and was lodged in detachment cells until sober.

Unsafe back-up

On April 1, RCMP attended Supersave Gas station in response to an MVI.

Upon arrival, it was discovered a red 2008 Porsche had backed into a brown 1999 Chevy Blazer after filling up at the pumps. The passenger in the Blazer received minor injuries as a result.

The driver of the Porsche was charged with “reverse when unsafe” contrary to Section 193 of the Motor Vehicle Act.

More vandalism

On April 1, 100 Mile RCMP were called to investigate a mischief at the Shin Bu Kan Judo Club at 125 Cedar Ave.

Upon arrival, it was discovered that a window had been smashed by rocks. The representative for the club stated that it had been several days since they had been at the club, so the exact time and date of the mischief is unknown.


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