Charlotte police busy

  • Oct. 16, 2006 11:00 a.m.

Several teens were found drinking in public places over the past couple of weeks, says Queen Charlotte RCMP Sergeant Neil Hogg.
The first incident involved in a suspicious vehicle parked in the Ministry of Forests building parking lot October 11. Officers were alerted by a call from a member of the public and went to investigate. They found the teens around 9 pm that night. The liquor was seized and the youth turned over to their parents.
The second incident took place at Hayden Turner Park in Queen Charlotte. Several youths were drinking in the park and one intoxicated teen, passed out in a vehicle, was taken to the hospital before being released to his parents.
One of the drivers had his license suspended and vehicle impounded. Liquor was also seized in this investigation.
In other news, police are still investigating the theft of three argillite blocks on October 12 from a locked shed in Skidegate.
Also on October 12, two men were arrested for being intoxicated in a public place. One was picked up at the liquor store and the other was arrested on the Causeway. Both were lodge in cells until sober.
And on October 13, police arrested a male on Front Street in Skidegate after seizing a small quantity of marijuana from him. The investigation is continuing.