Hudson's Hope Police Report — December 2018

Hudson’s Hope RCMP responded to approximately 40 calls for service over the last four weeks. During the month of November, the Hudson’s Hope RCMP responded to 7 motor vehicle collisions and conducted two check stops in an effort to combat impaired driving.

The Hudson`s Hope RCMP reminds drivers to be prepared for winter driving conditions. Please drive appropriately for the conditions. Remember to clear the snow from all windows as well as the roof of your vehicle. Equip your vehicle with safety and emergency gear that may be needed.

On November 20, 2018, Hudson’s Hope RCMP were advised of a theft of a yellow generator with wheels, taken from an area in Farrell Creek. Anyone with information regarding the theft is asked to contact local police or Crime Stoppers.

On December 9, 2018, Hudson’s Hope RCMP conducted a traffic stop with a vehicle that had failed to stop for a stop sign and spun its rear wheels as it drove off. The driver was found to be operating a motor vehicle without a valid licence and was issued violation tickets for not having a driver’s licence and for failing to produce insurance. The vehicle was impounded for 7 days as the driver was a vehicle impound candidate. The driver was also issued an unlicensed driver prohibition.

On December 15, 2018, Hudson’s Hope RCMP and local Fire and Rescue, responded to a single vehicle in the ditch on Canyon Drive. No occupants were inside the vehicle. The owner called police a short time later and reported the vehicle stolen. The driver was interviewed and warned about making a false statement to police as it was suspected that the driver was not being truthful. The driver then confessed that the truck was not stolen as initially reported. Speed and road conditions were a factor in the collision and no injuries were sustained.

The Hudson’s Hope RCMP were pleased to be involved with several local community events over the last few weeks including the Christmas Parade, the School Pancake Breakfast, the Science Fair, the Craft Fair, and local Christmas dinners.

Anyone with information regarding current or past investigations can contact the Hudson’s Hope RCMP directly at 250-783-5241, or anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. Visit http://crimestoppersnebc.ca/ for advice on submitting tips online and to browse the area’s “most wanted” page.

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— Cst. William McKenna, Hudson’s Hope RCMP

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