A resident was called on Feb. 13 by someone claiming to be with the Scotiabank collections centre, who said the resident had $900 in outstanding credit. The resident went to the local Scotiabank where clerks became suspicious of the call, and the bank said the phone call was a fraud, according to RCMP.
Theft from vehicles
There were two thefts in two days, between Feb. 12 and 13, from vehicles in Squamish. The first was parked in a downtown parking lot. Two toolboxes with cordless tools were stolen. The second incident was in the 39000 block of Mockingbird Crescent. The driver's wallet and cash were stolen.
On Feb. 16, another theft from a vehicle happened in the 38000 block of Lombardy Crescent. A headlamp, pocket knife and car manual were stolen.
Moose Hide Campaign and anti-bullying
Squamish RCMP will join forces from the Integrated First Nations Policing Unit and Lower Mainland District in participating in the Moose Hide Campaign. They will wear the moose hide pin that represents a national movement to end violence against women and children. Then, Squamish RCMP will also support the Pink Shirt Day's anti-bullying efforts.
Squamish RCMP asks anyone with information to call the local detachment at 604-892-6100 or anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or www.solvecrime.ca.
Total number of files between Feb. 11 and 17: 114
3 False alarm calls
3 Collision investigations
3 Mental Health Act calls
3 Theft from vehicle calls
0 False/abandoned 911 calls