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Here are the Squamish police briefs for last week

Assault with a weapon. Trespassing. Driver and cyclist collision. Stolen licence plate.
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Police noted several incidents between May 23 and 29.

Here are police incidents released to the media by the Squamish RCMP for the week of May 23 to 29.

Assault with a weapon

On the night of May 26, two drivers were stopped alongside each other at the Highway 99 and Garibaldi Way intersection. One of the drivers sprayed an unknown substance — believed to be bear spray — toward the other driver, who also had young passengers.

No injuries were reported from the incident and the two drivers are involved in an ongoing dispute. Police are continuing to look into the incident.


Police received multiple reports of a man walking through yards on Thunderbird Ridge on May 26. After receiving these reports, the Squamish RCMP located the man and arrested him for trespassing and resisting arrest.

Driver and cyclist collision

In the afternoon on May 29, a pickup truck driver and a cyclist collided on Mamquam Road. The cyclist had minor injuries but did not seek further medical attention. Police say they are following up on this incident.


On May 22, thieves stole a licence plate from a motorcycle on Government Road. Additionally, the bike was damaged by either a hit-and-run or vandalism.

The Squamish RCMP ask those with information about the files above to contact them at 604-892-6100 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS. You may also provide information online at

Total number of files for the week: 147

  • False alarm calls: 9
  • False/abandoned 911 calls: 3
  • Collision investigations: 5
  • Mental Health Act calls: 0
  • Theft from vehicle calls: 0
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