These are the crimes from Dec. 27 to Jan. 2, 2022, that The Squamish RCMP released to the media.
Squamish Sea to Sky BC Highway Patrol officers issued 17 prohibitions to drivers between Dec. 27 and Jan. 2.
These were 90-day or three-day driving prohibitions for intoxication while behind the wheel.
All were drivers from Squamish.
Police issued seven of these driving prohibitions on New Year's Eve.
Smash and run
A business in the 1400-block of Winnipeg Street had its window smashed on New Year’s Day. No one gained access, and nothing was stolen. No suspect was identified.
New Year's Eve calls for service
On the last day of 2022, officers fielded 10 calls ranging from driving, possible assault, assisting Fire Rescue and BC Ambulance, assistance with an unwanted guest, and false alarms.
Police say overall, those celebrating on Dec. 31 were respectful of one another, local bylaws, and other provincial and federal laws.
A note on drone flying
Police received a report of a drone flying in the 1000-block of Finch Drive on Dec. 30. The drone operator did not break any laws in this instance, but police warned the operator about the hazard of flying drones in populated areas. For further information on drone flying, including rules, regulations, where to fly, and best practices, visit Transport Canada.
Total number of files: 112
False alarm calls: 4
False/abandoned 911 calls: 4
Collision investigations: 6
Mental Health Act calls: 2
Theft from vehicle 0
Anyone with any information regarding 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.