Weekly RCMP report

Police deal with reports of intoxication, yelling and screaming, and vandalism.

Police got a report at 8 p.m. June 8 of a structure fire on crown land in the 1400 block of Mountainview Drive.

RCMP Sgt. Rose says the Fire Department extinguished the blaze and no one was injured, but the small, tin-roofed open structure was destroyed.

The cause of the fire is unknown but with no source of ignition, police suspect someone started the fire, Sgt. Rose said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Houston RCMP at 250-845-2204 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.


Police got a call about yelling and crying from a home on Pearson Road at 3:20 a.m. June 9.

Sgt. Rose says police talked to the people and found that no offence was committed, and asked the people to keep the noise down.


Police got a report at 9:20 a.m. June 10 that sometime overnight all the windows had been smashed on a vehicle parked on Wall Street in Topley.

Sgt. Rose says it is unknown who was responsible and anyone with information is asked to contact the Houston RCMP at 250-845-2204 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.


Police got a report at 9:59 a.m. June 10 of an abandoned vehicle on Hungerford Drive by the Houston Christian School.

Sgt. Rose says police talked to the owner who said they were having vehicle problems so it was parked until they could have it towed.


Police got a report of a drunk female at a home on Hagman Crescent at 9:18 p.m. June 10.

Sgt. Rose says police found the female walking on the road, yelling and screaming, so they arrested her causing disturbance and being drunk in a public place.

She was lodged in cells until sober and released with a ticket for being drunk in public, said Sgt. Rose.


Police got a report of a damaged room window at the Houston Motor Inn at 10:19 a.m. June 11.

Sgt. Rose says it was discovered by caretakers and it is unknown when the damage occurred or who was responsible.


Police got a report at 3:20 a.m. June 12 of a woman screaming in a unit at 2035 Sullivan Way.

Sgt. Rose says police talked with the people and arrested a male for domestic assault, lodging him in cells until sober and releasing him to face assault charges in Houston July 15.


Police got a report at 1:11 p.m. June 12 of a male in the Houston mall parking lot suspected to be a prohibited driver.

Sgt. Rose says police stopped the driver on Copeland Avenue, confirmed that he was a prohibited driver, and impounded his vehicle for seven days.

The male will face charges for prohibited driving in Houston July 15.


Police got a report of a disturbance at a home on Jewel Road at 3:46 p.m. June 12.

Sgt. Rose says they attended, learned no offence was committed and asked the people to keep the noise down.


Police got a report at 8:20 p.m June 12 of a drunk male on the road near Nadina Way and Sullivan Way.

Sgt. Rose said police patrolled but did not find the male.


At 10:31 p.m. June 12, police got a report of a fire alarm going off at 2035 Sullivan Way.

Sgt. Rose says police and the fire department attended, and found that there was no fire but the alarm had been activated at a pull station on the main floor.

It’s unknown who pulled the alarm, but Sgt. Rose says it is an offence and anyone with information is asked to contact the Houston RCMP at 250-845-2204 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.


In the past seven days, police responded to five false 911 calls, five traffic complaints, and two noise complaints, said Sgt. Rose.


Police are looking for people interested in training to be auxillary constable members.

Sgt. Rose says if there is Houston interest, the RCMP will initiate a formal recruitment drive and training.

Anyone interested is asked to contact Sgt. Rose at 250-845-2204.


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