In the last one week, Squamish RCMP has received three reports of counterfeit American $100 bills being used in the community.
Chances Casino and Save On Foods both reported being recipients of the fraudulent bills. Police has identified a man and a woman and investigations are ongoing. For more information about how to recognize counterfeit currency, please visit the Bank of Canada Counterfeit Prevention Website.
Mannequin and jacket stolen from Arc’teryx Climbing Academy
In the early morning hours of August 24, a mannequin donning a $1,500 orange Arc’teryx jacket was stolen from the Acr’teryx Climbing Academy festival grounds. Security was on site at the event but the theft went unnoticed by staff or patrons.
Keen citizen eyes – key to prevention
In the early morning hours of August 24th, a concerned citizen phoned the Squamish RCMP to report a suspicious vehicle and its occupants peeking into parked cars and campers in the 1600 block of Eagle Run Drive.
Police located the suspicious vehicle and identified its two occupants who both have a history of break and enter and possession of stolen property.
30-day vehicle impound for drunk driver
On the evening of August 24, Squamish RCMP responded to a report of an erratic driver swerving between lanes and running a red light. The vehicle, a dodge ram pickup truck, was located and police observed a man slumped over the steering wheel with open bottle of alcohol in the center console. The driver refused to blow into a screening device. He was issued a 90 day Immediate Roadside Prohibition and a 30 day vehicle impoundment.