RCMP REPORT: Assault at his home

A local male reported that he was attacked at his residence by being punched several times

Clearwater RCMP responded to an assault incident in which a local male reported that he was attacked at his residence by being punched several times.

The suspect was later located at a neighbour’s residence.

The suspect was arrested for assault and released on an undertaking with no contact conditions and on a promise to appear at the Clearwater courthouse in July.

Trespass on property

A local resident attended the Clearwater RCMP Detachment to report a trespass complaint near Vavenby.

A male suspect, known to police, was said to be squatting on the property.

Police attended property and confirmed a tent and other belongings were on the property.

The suspect male was later located on Highway 5, where he was arrested for possession of a controlled substance.

The suspect advised that he would remove his tent and belongings off the property.

Possible charges being investigated include a trespass property civil charge, which has a fine of up to $2,000, or a Criminal Code charge of mischief to property.

Impaired driver incident

Clearwater RCMP responded to a report of a single vehicle collision on Old North Thompson Highway near Highway 5.

The vehicle caused property damage to a local business.

Investigation revealed that the driver was impaired by alcohol. The driver was issued a 90 day immediate roadside prohibition and the damaged vehicle was impounded for 30 days.

Impaired driving is not tolerated in BC.

If your blood alcohol concentration is over 0.08, this is the Fail range for breath samples tested with a roadside screening device.

Fail and you can expect to face:

• immediate 90-day driving ban

• $500 fine

• $250 driver’s licence reinstatement fee

• 30-day vehicle impoundment – minimum $700

• Responsible Drivers program – $880

• one-year ignition interlock-$1,730

Total for a Fail is at least $4,060 plus possible criminal charges and any legal fees, court ordered fines or penalties.