RCMP Report: Vandalism at gas station

The cost to replace the windows was approximately $2,500

On Saturday, Oct. 10 at approximately 2:45 a.m., an unknown person smashed out a couple of the windows of the Avola Gas Station.

The cost to replace the windows was approximately $2,500.00.

Clearwater RCMP are asking for the public’s help. Anyone with information, please contact the RCMP (250-674-2237) or Crime Stoppers (1-800-222-8477).

Two driving too fast

On Oct. 28 at 10:40 a.m., Clearwater RCMP impounded a Honda Civic SI for speeding at 152 km/hr in a posted 100 km/hr zone on Highway 5 near Birch Island.

The driver was issued a speeding ticket for $368 and his vehicle will be impounded for seven days.

On Oct. 29 at 3:15 p.m., Clearwater RCMP pulled over a Dodge Ram pickup for speeding 133 km/hr in a posted 100 km/hr zone just north of Little Fort.

The driver was issued a speeding ticket for $198. During the traffic stop a small amount of hash oil was seized from the driver. Charges are not being forwarded at this time.

Asleep at the wheel

On Oct. 30 at approximately 6 a.m. the driver of a white van fell asleep, drove off of the highway into the ditch, striking a power pole before the van came to a rest.

The investigation revealed the driver did not have a valid driver’s licence, he was speeding and the van did not have valid insurance.

The door was removed from the van so the driver could be extracted and taken to hospital.

The driver’s girlfriend (passenger) did not sustain any injuries.

The driver was issued almost $1,500 in tickets under the BC Motor Vehicle Act. RCMP also seized a small amount of cocaine and three meth pipes from the inside of the van.

Arrested for assault

On Oct. 31, Clearwater RCMP attended a residence on the Old North Thompson Highway for a report of a fight between two males.

One of the male was arrested for assault and will have to appear in Clearwater Provincial Court in November 2015.

The other male was taken to the hospital for minor injuries.

Impaired driving brings penalty

On Nov. 1 at approximately 1:45 a.m., Clearwater RCMP pulled over a vehicle on Highway 5 near Clearwater Station Road.

The driver was deemed to be impaired by alcohol. The driver was issued a 90 day Driving Prohibition and his vehicle was impounded for 30 days.


It will cost the driver approximately $5,000 to get his driver’s licence back.



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