Sooke RCMP

Sooke RCMP calls up 25%

Mounties responded to 393 calls. In January 2015, police answered 306 calls.

  • Feb. 27, 2016 10:00 a.m.

Sooke RCMP reported a 25 per cent increase in calls in January, compared to the same period in 2015.

Mounties responded to 393 calls. In January 2015, police answered 306 calls.

Police investigated five break and enters to homes and one business was broken into in January.

Mounties said in many recent break and enters, thieves used open or insecure windows to get inside.

There were 14 motor vehicle accidents in January as well, four involved injuries.

No drunk drivers were arrested, but Mounties handed out five impaired roadside suspensions.

People are reminded to report any suspicious activity to police.

 

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