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Stolen truck. Multiple thefts. B & E liquor arrest, and more...

Stolen truck

Squamish RCMP say a silver 2010 Mazda B-series truck was stolen from the 1800-block of Willow Crescent.

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The vehicle, which has an Ontario licence plate, was parked at 8 p.m. on Oct. 1. in a visitor parking lot.

On 8:30 a.m. the following day, the owner found his truck was gone.

Police are asking the public for information on the vehicle, which has the plate number of AX4 4281.


Multiple thefts from vehicles in Lions Bay

RCMP allege a male suspect broke into several vehicles in Lions Bay, including Highview Place and Oceanview Road between Sept. 29 and Oct. 2.

Police say they also found a number of items on Lions Bay Avenue which had been reported stolen from Vancouver Island.

RCMP have surveillance footage of the male they believe to be responsible.

Officers say he has long hair, facial hair, and a large brim hat. 

Police are asking anyone who has seen the suspect to contact Squamish RCMP.


Stranded boater rescued

A boat was adrift in Howe Sound across from Porteau Cove on Oct. 3.

Its motor was not working and there was a concern for the occupant's health. 

Police contacted the Coast Guard.

Rescuers towed the boat to safety and assessed the owner's health without incident.


B & E liquor arrest

Squamish RCMP have arrested a male they allege was involved in a liquor store break-in.

The arrest was made in Oct. 7.

Police found surveillance footage that showed a male gaining entry to the store on multiple occasions to steal liquor.

Officers do not believe this suspect acted alone and are seeking information on others who may also be responsible.

Police say the break-in happened on the night of Oct. 4.


Paint vandalism

Police say vehicles, residences, stairwells, buildings, and fences on the 39000-block of Government Road were painted in red and blue with various symbols on Oct. 7.

Officers are looking for any surveillance or information leading to the suspect or suspects involved.


Oct. 1 to Oct. 8

Total Number of Files: 181

13 - False Alarms

6- False/Abandoned 911

4 - Immediate Roadside Prohibitions (Impaired Driving)

2 - Break and Enter Investigations

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