RCMP report: Dec. 15-21

Impaired drivers taken off roads

  • Dec. 23, 2015 6:00 a.m.

 

 

Impaired in Royston

During the early morning hours of Dec. 15, the Comox Valley RCMP responded to a single vehicle motor vehicle incident on the 3700 Block of Royston Rd., in Royston. Investigation revealed that the driver had been consuming alcohol and was issued a seven-day immediate roadside suspension and their vehicle was impounded for seven days.

Impaired on Ryan

In the early evening hours of Dec. 15, a Comox Valley RCMP member conducted a traffic stop on the 700 block of Ryan Rd. in Courtenay and entered into an impaired driving investigation. It was determined that the driver had been driving under the influence of alcohol. Subsequently, the driver was issued a 90-day Immediate Roadside Prohibition and the vehicle was impounded for 30 days.

Impaired on 3rd

On the morning of Dec. 16, a traffic stop was conducted by a Comox Valley RCMP constable on Third Street Courtenay. The driver of the vehicle had been consuming alcohol and issued a 90-day Immediate Roadside Suspension and their vehicle was impounded for 30 days.

Business B&E, theft

The Comox Valley RCMP were advised of an alarm at a business located on the 100 block of the Island Highway North, on Dec. 16. Once members were on scene, it was discovered that a break, enter and theft had occurred. It appears the person(s) involved, entered the business and stole items worth over $5,000. The investigation into this break, enter and theft is continuing with the assistance of the Forensic Identification Services. Anyone with info regarding this incident, please contact Const. Carron at 250-338-1321 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477)

Crash day

On Dec. 18, the Comox Valley RCMP were kept extremely busy responding to motor vehicle collisions. There were a total of 10 motor vehicle incidents reported, with eight of them being related to weather conditions. The Comox Valley RCMP is reminding drivers how important it is to watch for changing weather conditions, slow down and give yourself extra time so you can arrive at your destination safely.

 

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