Police briefs

Forklift theft fails, hit and run, car fire and more...

Hit and run

A truck allegedly drove off after hitting an ATV rider in the Squamish Valley on Sept. 1 around 5 p.m.

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The rider said he broke a number of bones and was taken to Squamish General Hospital.

RCMP are asking anyone with information about the incident to contact Squamish officers.


Forklift theft fails

Someone tried to use a forklift to move a storage container, but failed to do so and left the scene on Sept. 4.

Police allege the storage container and ones around were extensively damaged. 

A forensics team examined the forklift, which was found about a block away.

Several persons of interest have been identified but police are seeking any additional information of the incident.


Campers fined

RCMP and conservation officers fined campers for an illegal campfire at Levette Lake on Sept. 5.

Two people were issued $1,150 violation tickets under the Wildfire Act. 

Since then, District of Squamish and the Province of British Columbia have lifted the campfire ban.


Car fire

Squamish RCMP and Fire Rescue found a vehicle in a ditch off Spit Road ablaze on Sept. 5.

Officers found the driver was allegedly driving while impaired.

The accused, a man from Squamish, was arrested and released on a promise to appear in court.





Sept. 3 to Sept. 9


Total Number of Files: 149


10 - False Alarms


1- False/Abandoned 911


2 - Bylaw Noise Complaints


2 - Theft from Motor Vehicle

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