Two impaired motorcyclists were arrested for dangerous operation of a vehicle on Monday, October 3. Whistler RCMP called the Squamish RCMP to help with two motorcyclists in Whistler who were driving over the speed limit and swerving in and out of vehicles.
Squamish officers set up a check point on Highway 99 and tried to stop the motorcyclist, but they did not stop immediately. The first motorcyclist swerved around a police officer which caused the officer to tumble.
The second rider of the motorcycle surrendered and was arrested for dangerous operation, flight from police, and impaired operation. The rider was released once sober and has a future court date. The first rider of the motorcycle escaped but was later held with help from West Vancouver Police.
Weapon recovered from impaired driver
On September 28, a BC Highway Patrol officer with the Squamish RCMP stopped a vehicle for a sobriety check on Highway 99. The officer noticed the driver was impaired and gave the driver a roadside test which he failed.
The driver was arrested and police located a weapon though police didn’t specify what kind of weapon was seized. Police impounded the vehicle, and the driver has a court date to attend.