Squamish RCMP say they have arrested a person suspected of throwing a fishing rod at a car.
Police have been receiving a number of reports of a man throwing or swinging objects at cars travelling on Highway 99.
“There’s been a lot of talk in [the] community about this, and it’s good for us to be able to update that we’ve arrested someone,” said Cpl. Angela Kermer, Sea to Sky RCMP, in a news release. “Calls to police from [the] community really helped, and we remind people to report to us if they see anything or their safety becomes at risk.”
On Jan. 16, RCMP arrested one of at least two men officers suspect is involved in these cases.
Police say they have similar physical descriptions and clothing.
Monday at about 3:40 p.m., police received a report of a man throwing a fishing rod at a car travelling on Buckley Avenue near Magee Street.
“Members located the man who fled on foot,” reads a news release from Squamish RCMP. “After a short foot pursuit, police found the man and arrested him for multiple offences, including mischief, and he was later released with a future court date.”
Anyone with any information regarding this or any crime is asked to contact the Squamish RCMP at 604-892-6100, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, or the website www.solvecrime.ca.