QC police busy

  • Nov. 4, 2011 5:00 a.m.

Queen Charlotte RCMP investigated 13 files during the week of Oct. 24-30, says Sgt. Rob Knapton. Some of these investigations were:. On Oct. 24, RCMP received a complaints that shots had been fired overnight in the 800 block of Richardson Road in Tlell. Investigation revealed that a local resident had shot a black bear.. On Oct. 25, RCMP received a complaint of an intoxicated man in the 3300 block of Oceanview Drive. Patrols were made, but the man was not found.. On Oct. 26, RCMP responded to a gunshot complaint in the 400 block of Skidegate Heights. The complainant reported that a round went through the window of his house. Investigation revealed that a rifle had been stored improperly at a nearby residence. A youth had picked up the rifle and pulled the trigger, believing it was unloaded. Police are investigating various weapons-related offences. Incidents such as this reinforce the need to practice proper firearms safety and safe handling of weapons, Sgt. Knapton said.. On Oct. 29, RCMP encountered a vehicle north of Skidegate driving erratically. Police stopped the vehicle and spoke to the occupants. The vehicle was found to contain firearms and portable spot lights. Police are continuing an investigation in to illegal hunting and illegal possession of firearms.. On Oct. 30, RCMP received two reports of shoplifting. An adult woman was arrested for theft and was released to appear in court at a later date.

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