Squamish RCMP police briefs

Vehicle break-ins. Rental fraud. Winter tire check. Wildlife call.

Vehicle break-ins

Though nothing was stolen, someone entered two cars parked along Wilson Crescent.

Police encourage car owners to take measures to secure cars and belongings. Remember to lock doors, use car alarms, and remove items that could be of interest to thieves.

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Rental fraud

Using a popular internet buy and sell site, a fraudster convinced a victim to pay cash for a nonexisting apartment rental. See www.rcmp.ca or the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre www.antifraudcentre-centreantifraude.ca for different kinds of fraud prevention and awareness.

Theft of mountain bike

A custom-built 2019 Norco Sight mountain bike carbon/gold/bronze in color and valued over $10,000 was stolen from a backyard on Jay Place. (See police photo.)

 Winter tire check

RCMP checked 583 cars for winter tires on Highway 99 and issued 10 tickets to drivers who did not have their vehicles properly equipped. For more information on winter tires go to www2.gov.bc.ca.

 Winter tire check

RCMP thank Squamish for Cram the Cruiser contributions donated on Saturday. The event supports the local food bank. Community volunteers and detachment staff help make this event a yearly success.

If you missed the RCMP vehicles collecting donations on Saturday and still want to donate, please drop by the detachment to do so.

Wildlife call

A bear broke into a garage in the Westway area and was scared away by police who notified Conservation Officers.

 

Anyone with information about any crime is asked to contact the Squamish RCMP at 604-892-6100, or contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, or go to website www.solvecrime.ca.

 

 Total number of files for Nov. 11 to 17 — 146

8-False alarm calls

4-False/abandoned 911 calls

4-Collision investigations

0-Mental Health Act calls

2-Theft from vehicle calls

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