Police statistics remain steady

Each month the RCMP supplies the district with a report of occurrences and statistics.

Each month the RCMP supplies the district with a report of occurrences and statistics.

The following report for the month of November, 2010 shows the police were called out to 280 occurrences.

Leading the statistics, so far this year, are Mischief/property damage with 166 calls. Six in November.

Police reported 103 reports of theft over $5,000 with eight of them taking place in November.

There were eight assaults, for a year-to -date total of 100 and no sexual assaults although to November there have been 10 occurrences. B&E’s to businesses and residences totaled six for November, three each.

Other occurrences include thefts of (one) and from vehicles (under $5,000) three with 70 to date.

Many of the incidents police responded to were motor vehicle- related.

There were six injury related incidents, and 20 non-injury incidents. Zero fatalities in November.

The stricter drinking and driving law has resulted in an decreasing number of impaired drivers/drive over .08, five, with one 24-hour suspension and nine liquor act charges.

Police gave seven traffic warnings, impounded five vehicles, completed four road checks and had no prohibited drivers.

Traffic violations tickets totaled 16 for November with four given for driving too fast for conditions, two for driving without due care and attention, one failure to stop at stop sign, two failure to produce a drivers’ licence, three driving contrary to restrictions, one tickets for crossing a double solid line, two speeding tickets and two for driving without consideration.

These numbers echo the ones for October, 2010.

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