The members and staff of the Clearwater RCMP detachment would like to congratulate the members of CSS Class of 2012 for their accomplishments during the recent grad ceremonies. A big thanks to the members of the Dry Grad Committee for their hard work in providing a safe alternative for the graduates to have fun. Detachment members did not receive any complaints regarding the grad weekend. This is a huge improvement from years past.
Speeding vehicle, marijuana seized
On Monday, June 4, a member stopped a vehicle for speeding (96 km/hr in a 60 km/hr zone).
The member noticed an odor of vegetative marijuana coming from inside the vehicle and both male occupants were arrested. The vehicle was searched and a small amount of marijuana was seized. Both occupants were later released. The driver was issued a $196 violation ticket for speeding.
Be aware that members have been and will continue to conduct road checks at different locations around town.
On Saturday, June 2 at 11:45 pm, a member stopped a vehicle where the driver admitted to recent alcohol consumption. The driver passed the ASD (approved screening device) test. However, he and his passengers were arrested for drug possession. The vehicle was searched; a small amount of marijuana was located along with an open liquor container. The occupants of the vehicle were later released from custody and one of the passengers was given a violation ticket for Open Liquor in a Motor Vehicle.
Theft from Restaurant
Staff from Dutch Lake Village Restaurant called to report a theft of two ‘OPEN’ signs. The theft took place sometime between June 6 at 10:00 p.m. and June 7 at 12:00 p.m.
Please call the detachment at 250-674-2237 if you have any information about this investigation.