RCMP Report: Police find driver armed with pellet gun

Sicamous RCMP receive a report of a vehicle with a gun possibly being pointed out a window.

  • Jun. 5, 2013 9:00 a.m.

On May 24 at 10:55 a.m., Sicamous RCMP received a report of a  vehicle with a gun possibly being pointed out a window. Investigating officers found the vehicle and the driver, who had a pellet gun. Police say the owner claimed not to be holding the gun out window, but  only looking at it. The owner/driver was subsequently warned about their actions.

• May 17, 12:18 a.m report of loud party and music on Poirier Road West in Mara.

• May 17, 3:28 a.m., report of suspicious subjects in the neighbourhood of Kappel being loud and disruptive.

• May 17, 6:26 a.m., report of a white Freightliner semi tractor-trailer passing on double solid lines, almost causing accidents.

• May 17, 9:03 a.m., blue Ford F150, unknown plate, tailgating and passing unsafely.

• May 17, 1:44 p.m., request from Chase detachment to serve violation ticket on an individual.

• May 17, 2:16 p.m., report of three-vehicle accident on Highway 97A, no injuries.

• May 17, 4:02 p.m., black Dodge Charger with B.C. plates speeding, passing illegally, possible road rage.

• May 17, 4:20 p.m., police requested to assist ambulance attending local youth not feeling well after having consumed marijuana.

• May 17, 7:59 p.m.,  pocket dial 911 call received. Police found a cellphone in a girls pocket had dial 911. Police suggest keeping a lock on your cell phone for this very reason so as to avoid unintended 911 calls.

• May 17, 9:02 p.m., report of four older teens smoking pot with younger children around.

• May 17, 11 p.m., report of moose needing to be dispatched after being struck by a vehicle.

• May 18, 12:47 p.m., report of ATV racing around town going through stop signs and driving dangerously.

• May 18, 1:12 p.m., several youths on property in unfinished construction zone, concern there may be some vandalism.

• May 18, 4:11 p.m., silver BMW passing double solid lines, speeding through construction zone.

• May 18, 7:14 p.m. – intoxicated male shooting a compound bow and arrow at a vehicle across the street, individual acting in dangerous manner with disregard for anyone around. Subject arrested and facing weapons charges.

• May 18, 9:24 p.m., report of large black bear on side of Hwy. 97A near mobile home park close to RCMP office.

• May 19, 3:02 p.m., report of person up Queest  paragliding who went off into the trees. There were no injuries but subject wanted to report they may never be able to get the canopy out of the trees.

• May 19, 9:49 p.m., people setting off fireworks on North Mara Lake.

• May 19, 11 p.m., individual issued with 90-day immediate roadside driving prohibition.

• May 20, 1:13 a.m., report of family dispute between father and son, Police requested to assist in resolving the matter.

• May 20, 11:04 a.m, police called to assist fire department with  storage unit on fire.

• May 20, 12:18 p.m., two-vehicle accident near Crystal Sands resort. No injuries.

• May 20, 8 a.m., red Ford pickup pulling a holiday trailer, passing on the right-hand side and driving erratically.

• May 21, 11:16 p.m., report of threats between two neighbours.

• May 21, 2:12 p.m., report of an aluminum boat having some difficulty on big waves. Police conducted inquiries but were unable to locate the boat. Other boaters did not see anyone and there were no reports of missing persons.

• May 21, 9:44 p.m., report of semi tractor trailer unit, Alta. plate, unable to stay in lane, crossing centre line.

• May 21, 11:07 p.m., report of aggressive bear on Finlayson Street. The bear kept coming back and going into people’s garbage, getting aggressive with people in the area, and was subsequently destroyed.

• May 22, 2:58 p.m., report of hit and run in parking lot of local business.

• May 22, 3:37 p.m, blue Ridgeline, Alta. plate, passing on blind corners.

• May 22, 9:23 p.m., late ’80s Ford F150, B.C. plates, unable to maintain lanes, crossing centre line, almost hitting the ditch.

• May 22, 10:20 p.m., hang up on a 911. Police attended, learned male and female subjects had been involved in verbal argument, all resolved before police arrived.

• May 23, 12:47 a.m., report of black bear across from Tim Hortons on Frontage Road.

• May 23, 2:34 p.m, truck and trailer unit, Manitoba plates, passing on double solid lines.

• May 24, 7:01 a.m., report of lost wallet

• May 24, 7:41 a.m., silver Toyota with B.C. plates tailgating, passing unsafely.

• May 24, 1 p.m., domestic dispute.

• May 24, 2 p.m, white Chevy Colorado pickup, B.C. plates, swerving into oncoming traffic, almost going into a ditch.

• May 24, 3:54 p.m., report of family disturbance.

• May 25, 4:29 p.m., person dressed in dark clothing, standing along highway. Police attended and spoke with subject.

• May 25, 4:41 p.m., white Dodge pickup, B.C. plates, sped by traffic control people in construction zone between Sicamous and Salmon Arm.

• May 25, 8:42 p.m., white cube van, B.C. plates, driving aggressively and passing unsafely.

• May 25 9:07, report of large black bear in front of local motel going through garbage.

• May 26, 7:59 a.m., semi tractor-trailer unit blasted through an intersection. The truck was possibly leaking some fuel or other liquid.

• May 26, 1:18 p.m., report of possible impaired driver, vehicle swerving and driven erratically.

• May 27, 10:59 a.m., report of attempted break and enter into shop at McLean-McPherson Road property.

• May 27 5:12 p.m., semi swerving, passing unsafely and speeding.

• May 27, 7:19 p.m., report of white truck pulling equipment driving high rate of speed and passing unsafely.

 

• May 27, 9:51 p.m., request from CP Rail police to assist with individual who had jumped onto a passing train and was believed to be riding the rails at that time.