On Sunday, Oct. 25 about 10:45 a.m., Chase RCMP responded to a complaint that a set of group mailboxes located on Aylmer Drive in Chase had been broken into sometime during the night. Two of the mailboxes appeared to have been pried open, but these were boxes that were not currently assigned. Two other mailboxes had pry marks on them but were unopened. If anyone has information about this attempted theft from mailboxes, call Chase RCMP at 250-679-3221, Crimestoppers, or Canada Post.
On Monday, Oct. 19, a woman who had parked her car at a business in Pritchard and had gone inside, came out to find that someone had stolen her vehicle’s licence plate. Chase RCMP continues to investigate this crime, and requests that anyone who may have knowledge of this theft to call the detachment at 250-679-3221, or Crimestoppers.
Break and enter
On Thursday, Oct. 15 about midnight, Chase RCMP responded to an alarm call at a large business in Scotch Creek. The owner of the business arrived shortly after the alarm company called, and he saw two males in the fenced compound as they were escaping. The back door of the building had been pried open, and an office had been rifled through. It is not believed that anything of value was taken. Anyone with information regarding this break-and-enter, is asked to call Chase RCMP at 250-679-3221 or Crimestoppers.
On Thursday, Oct. 15, Chase RCMP received a call with regards to a commercial break-and-enter at a construction site near Miners Bluff Road, off Highway 1. Two cargo trailers had been broken into, and the thieves stole two generators and tools. Investigators continue with forensic examination of evidence at the scene, and anyone with knowledge of the crime is asked to call Chase RCMP at 250-679-3221 or Crimestoppers.
On Oct. 14, Chase RCMP were called with regard to a theft of a motorcycle which had occurred sometime over the preceding four months. The motorcycle is a Kawasaki Ninja, with a B.C. licence plate number of W30725. There were no witnesses to the theft, and no suspects currently. Police are asking anyone with knowledge of this crime to call Chase Detachment at 250-679-3221 or Crimestoppers.
On Sunday, Oct. 11, Chase RCMP were called regarding a break-and-enter to a storage building on Kamloops-Shuswap Road near Chase. The deadbolt on the door had been pried open. A witness reported that he had seen a recent model black Chevrolet 4×4 extended cab pick-up at the scene, but it fled as he approached the building. The witness obtained a partial BC plate: ‘HY.’ It is unknown what, if anything, was taken. Anyone with knowledge of this crime is asked to call Chase RCMP at 250-679-3221 or Crimestoppers.
Alcohol involved in crash
On Saturday, Oct. 10 at 9:15 p.m., Chase RCMP responded to a report of a collision that occurred on Squilax-Anglemont Road in Magna Bay. A pickup truck went off the road and rolled into the ditch. The 53-year-old male driver was attended to by BC Ambulance paramedics at the scene. After police conducted a roadside impaired investigation, the driver was issued a 90-day Immediate Roadside Prohibition and Notice of Impoundment of the vehicle.
On Monday, Oct. 12, about 1 a.m., Chase RCMP stopped and checked a pick-up truck at the corner of Brooke Drive and Shuswap Avenue. The 30-year-old male driver displayed signs of impairment, and was detained for impaired driving and possession of a controlled substance. The driver was taken back to the detachment, where the impaired investigation continued. The driver was released from custody with a court date, and the vehicle was impounded.
On Friday, Oct. 9, about 9 a.m., Chase RCMP received a complaint of a stolen vehicle from a business in Pritchard. The female complainant stated she had left her black 2005 Acura RSX, with the engine running, in front of the store while she briefly went inside. She then saw a short, slender white male with a shaved head get into her vehicle and drive away. In addition to the vehicle, the thief also got away with the victim’s purse containing credit cards, cell phone, driver’s licence, as well as a quantity of cash. There were no other witnesses to the incident.
Two days later, on Oct. 11, the vehicle was recovered by Kelowna RCMP. Police are asking anyone with knowledge of this crime to call Chase Detachment at 250-679-3221 or Crimestoppers.
On Thursday, Oct. 8, Chase RCMP received a complaint regarding mischief to a vehicle in St. Ives. The complainant reported that someone had thrown a rock at his vehicle, which broke off the driver’s side mirror, while it was parked at his residence. There were no witnesses or suspects, and police are asking anyone with knowledge of the crime to call Chase Detachment at 250-679-3221 or Crimestoppers.