On the night of Nov. 22, someone entered an unlocked pickup truck on Brooke Drive in Chase, and stole two gasoline-powered cut-off saws (for cutting rebar). One was described as a Husqvarna and the other a Milwaukee. Also taken were five bags of aluminum cans that were sitting in front of the truck. Anyone who has information about this crime is asked to call Chase RCMP at 250-679-3221 or Crimestoppers.
Trailer set fire
On Nov. 20, the owner of a fifth wheel trailer, which was parked on Shuswap Road in Pritchard, called Chase RCMP to report that sometime over the past few nights someone had set his trailer on fire. This matter continues to be under investigation, and anyone who has information about this arson is asked to call Chase RCMP at 250-679-3221 or Crimestoppers.
On Nov. 19, Chase RCMP received a report of theft of fuel on the Lee Creek forestry road. The complainant stated that sometime during the previous night, someone broke the lock off the fuel tank of a road grader and siphoned-off approximately 300 litres of diesel fuel. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call Chase RCMP at 250-679-3221 or Crimestoppers.
Theft from unlocked shop
On Nov. 19, Chase RCMP received report of break, enter and theft from an unlocked shop on Shuswap Avenue. The owner believed the theft occurred on Oct. 17, and the thief made off with a Husqvarna chain saw, a Homelite chain saw, a Makita cut-off saw, Makita belt sander, a red jerry can of gas and a 20-litre jerry can of mixed fuel.
Anyone with information about this break, enter and theft is asked to call Chase RCMP at 250-679-3221 or Crimestoppers.
On Nov. 19, Chase RCMP responded to a motor vehicle incident in front of Haldane Elementary School on Cottonwood Street.
A man in a pickup truck parked behind a small white car, and thought he had put the truck in ‘park.’ As he turned to gather his daughter’s belongings, the truck rolled forward, pinning a woman between the two vehicles.
The woman suffered minor injuries and was treated at the local treatment centre. The driver of the pickup truck was issued a violation ticket under the Motor Vehicle Act.
Unlocked car stolen
Sometime during the overnight hours of Nov. 18, a car was stolen from the 500 block of Lakeshore Drive in Chase. The green 2004 Saturn L300, with BC licence plate number 947FBP, was parked overnight, unlocked, and the keys left in the centre console. If anyone has information about this theft, or sees the car, they are asked to call 9-1-1 and not to approach the vehicle or suspect(s).
Thieves enter through window
On Nov. 17, Chase RCMP received a report of a break-and-enter at a residence on Brooke Drive.
Stolen from the house was a wallet containing $100, a B.C. driver’s licence, a cell phone and a computer tablet. It appeared the point of entry was a partially open bedroom window. The investigation is continuing, and police ask anyone with information about this crime to call Chase Detachment at 250-769-3221 or Crimestoppers.