Police Patrol: Powell River crime report

Powell River RCMP reported the following for November 28 to December 4, 2019.

Total calls for service: 94
Thefts: 5
Assaults: 2
Impaired driving: 2
Mischief: 2
Break and enter: 3

November 29; Joyce Avenue, 5000 block
At approximately 4:19 am, police responded to a report of a stolen bike from Powell River General Hospital. After viewing security footage, it was determined the bike was stolen at 2:48 am that day by a stocky male wearing a dark jacket and pants, and with a white cloth across his face. The bike is described as a custom built, 27-speed, men’s folding electric bike with an Erikson electric battery on the frame. The bike is valued at approximately $1,500.

December 2; Manson Avenue
At approximately 10:55 am, police stopped a vehicle on Manson Avenue between Barnet Street and Alberni Street after it was seen speeding and swerving within the lanes. The 66-year-old male driving the vehicle showed signs of impairment and admitted to cannabis use. A standardized field sobriety test was conducted and the male performed poorly on the test. As a result, he was issued a 24-hour driving prohibition under the Motor Vehicle Act.

Anyone with information about these incidents is asked to contact Powell River RCMP at 604.485.6255, or to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1.800.222.TIPS (8477) or online at bccrimestoppers.com.

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