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Sicamous driver injured in collision near Canoe

On Nov. 15, at approximately 7 a.m., Salmon Arm RCMP responded to a single-vehicle collision on Highway 1 between Salmon Arm and Canoe. The 44 year-old male driver from Sicamous was ejected from the vehicle, and was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The driver is believed to have been intoxicated at the time, and was driving despite having been disqualified. Police investigation continues.

• Nov. 8, 3:55 p.m., Sicamous RCMP received a report of possible street racing involving a white Toyota and a silver Mini Cooper. The two were travelling along the Trans-Canada Highway near Malakwa, cutting in and out of traffic at high speed.

• Nov. 8, 5:11 p.m. a red Jeep Cherokee with an Alberta plate was reported to be driving erratically, unable to stay in its lane.

• Nov. 8, 9:14 p.m., the driver of a tractor-trailer unit with a wide load driving was reported to be driving aggressively, honking the horn and trying to get people to pull over.

• Nov. 10, 9:25 p.m., police received a call from a complainant, explaining they had an intoxicated person in their house, and asked for police assistance to remove the person

• Nov. 11, 5:07 p.m., a complainant reported to police that fuel had been stolen from their gas tank.

• Nov. 12, 8:30 a.m., police received a  report of an abandoned vehicle.

• Nov. 12, 10:58 p.m., police received a request from Calgary city police to make some local inquiries regarding a missing person who was possibly en route to Sicamous

• Nov. 13, 5:01 p.m., police received a report of a road rage incident where the drivers of two dump trucks with Alberta plates were yelling at each other.

• Nov. 13, 5:29 pm., a tractor-trailer unit  was reported to be swerving and having difficulty maintaining the lane.

• Nov. 14, 9 a.m., police received a silent panic alarm. Officers attended and the found the button had been pressed by accident.

• Nov. 14, 10:05 a.m., police received a  report of a sexual assault that took place a couple of years ago.

• Nov. 14, 10:07 a.m., the Sicamous detachment received a request for a well-being check on a local individual. Officers checked on the person and all was fine.

• Nov. 14, 7:5 p.m., police received a report of a traffic hazard, a large tractor-trailer unit that had stalled and was blocking a lane on a highway.

• Nov. 14, 11:48 p.m., police received a report of an assault.

• Nov 15, 3:29 p.m., a white pickup truck with B.C. plates was reported to be hauling unsecured load, dropping garbage bags on the highway.

• Nov. 15, 11:14 p.m., police received a report of a domestic dispute.

• Nov. 15, 11:19 p.m., police responded to a report of a single-vehicle accident. Officers found a vehicle had hit a ditch and rolled over. The driver, from Enderby, sustained minor injuries.

• Nov. 16, 2:36 p.m., police received a call from a person asking for information on how to obtain a restraining order.

• Nov. 16, 4:52 p.m., a man called the detachment to report his son is staying in a cabin in a local area and is not supposed to be in there. Police  were asked to attend and have the son removed.

• Nov. 16, 6:30 p.m., police received a report of a stolen pickup truck.

• Nov. 17, 12:57 p.m., police received a report of harassment between two local individuals.

• Nov. 17, 1:49 p.m., police responded to a two-vehicle accident. There were no injuries.

 

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