Pickup runs into semi

On Nov. 12 about 2:30 p.m., Chase RCMP were called to a two-vehicle collision on Highway 1 in Sorrento.

  • Nov. 19, 2015 5:00 p.m.

On Nov. 12 about 2:30 p.m., Chase RCMP were called to a two-vehicle collision on Highway 1 in Sorrento.

A tractor trailer unit was turning right off the highway, when it was struck from behind by a pickup truck. There were no injuries, and the driver of the pickup was investigated for driving while impaired. He was subsequently issued an immediate roadside prohibition for 90 days and the pickup truck was impounded for 30 days. In addition, the driver was given a court date for driving while suspended and a violation ticket for driving without insurance.

Check stop

On Nov. 13 about 9 p.m., Chase RCMP conducted a traffic check stop at Notch Hill Road and Dilworth Road in Sorrento. Approximately 20 vehicles were checked. A violation ticked was issued for no insurance, and one impaired investigation was opened.

No driving

On Nov. 14 about 9 p.m., Chase RCMP conducted a traffic check stop at Squilax-Anglemont Road and Little Shuswap Lake Road in the Squilax area. Approximately 40 vehicles were checked. One impaired investigation resulted in a three-day driving prohibition. Other minor Motor Vehicle Act infractions were observed, and the drivers were provided with verbal warnings.

Purse grabbed

On Nov. 14 about 10 a.m., Chase RCMP received a complaint of theft of a purse from a vehicle parked in Scotch Creek. The thief stole credit cards, camera and a cell phone. There were no witnesses.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call Chase Detachment at 250-679-3221 or Crimestoppers.

Truck impounded

On Nov. 16 about 10 a.m., an off-duty Chase RCMP officer saw a known prohibited driver operating his pickup truck eastbound on Highway 1 at Pritchard. On-duty officers located the driver, and arrested him for driving while prohibited. The driver was issued a court date and the pickup truck was impounded.



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