RCMP Report: Semi goes off highway south of Little Fort

The semi went into the ditch, spilling its load of lumber and blocking both lanes of travel

Clearwater RCMP report that, during the past week, police responded to a crash involving a single semi south of Little Fort.

The semi went into the ditch, which caused the load of lumber to be spilt, blocking both lanes of travel.

Highway was cleared. Driver was issued a violation ticket.

Suspicious vehicle

Clearwater RCMP received a report of a suspicious vehicle that appeared to be avoiding a nearby road check.

Central Interior Traffic Services located the vehicle and determined that the driver was operating a motor vehicle after consuming alcohol.

The driver was issued a three-day immediate roadside prohibition (IRP) and a violation ticket for open liquor in the vehicle.

READ MORE: IRP fact sheet

Theft/damage to mailboxes

Clearwater RCMP received a report that several mailboxes located in front of the post office in Avola had been broken into sometime during the period of Nov. 17-20.

Investigation is ongoing. If anyone has information regarding this crime, please contact Clearwater RCMP or Crimestoppers.

Another busy week

Clearwater RCMP responded to numerous calls during the past week ranging from traffic complaints, assisting other agencies, MVI’s, assaults and suspicious circumstances or vehicles.

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