RCMP Report: Police step up night patrols

RCMP will stop and question the youths, and will contact their parents

Clearwater RCMP would like to advise the general public of numerous criminal acts that are being investigated in and around the District of Clearwater.

These acts include break and enter/thefts from local businesses, vandalism to District buildings and mischief – including damage to vehicles and upsetting/damaging District property.

The police will be investigating and patrolling areas around town where these criminal acts are taking place.

If any youths are observed out late at night and during the early morning hours, RCMP will stop and question the youths, and will contact their parents to confirm they are aware of their children’s whereabouts.

The police are aware that these incidents are caused by a few local residents only and look for the support of the community’s parents in preventing any further incidents.

If you have any information about the criminal acts that are occurring around town, please contact Clearwater RCMP at 250-674-2237.

Break and enter

On July 18, Clearwater RCMP were advised of a break and enter at a local hardware store. Canadian currency and some pocket knives were stolen. Vandalism and damage were done to the building as well. RCMP have two suspects and continue to investigate.

On July 19, Clearwater RCMP were advised of a break and enter into a local golf course. Merchandise and several cases of liquor were stolen. Vandalism and damage were done to the building as well. RCMP have two suspects and continue to investigate.

Vandalism/Mischief

On July 25, Clearwater Secondary School and North Thompson Sportsplex were both vandalized overnight by spray paint.

Numerous pictures and words were written on each building.

RCMP photographed the evidence and collected a spray paint can that was left behind. It will be sent off to be fingerprinted.

 

Police have identified youth suspects and continue to investigate.