Ladysmith police briefs – Man found with pot

Ladysmith police briefs for March 29 to April 4

Information provided by Ladysmith RCMP

Information provided by Ladysmith RCMP

Drug Possession:A man was arrested for marijuana possession on Oyster Bay Drive on March 29. The man was sitting in his vehicle when approached by an RCMP officer. The officer could smell marijuana on the man. He was searched and admitted to having the drug. Approximately 35 grams were seized.Breach of Conditions:A man was arrested on Fourth Avenue after breaching the conditions of his release on March 30. He was taken to Duncan for a court release.Break and Enter:A report of a break and enter in progress was reported in the 600 block of Farrell Road on March 31. A male was banging loudly on a door. The male fled before officers responded. A pair of wet purple sneakers were found at the front of the property. An intoxicated youth is a suspect.Vandalism:A Jeep parked on Fourth Avenue was keyed on both sides on April 1. Deep scratches were observed on the rear quarter panel, doors and front quarter panels of both the driver’s and passenger’s side.A boat parked in the 800 block of Davidson Road was vandalized on April 3. Unknown suspects spray painted an “H” in red on the side.Alcohol-related offences:No one was hurt and no charges were laid after a fight broke out at the Sportsman Bar on April 2. All parties were intoxicated.Motor Vehicle Incident:No one was hurt after a two-vehicle collision on Cedar Road and the Trans Canada Highway on April 2. One driver stated he was stopped at a red light in his pickup truck when he was rear-ended by a smaller vehicle. The smaller vehicle suffered severe damage to the front end and engine. The driver of the smaller car stated he did not see the red light due to sunlight. He stated he attempted to brake for approximately 50 metres. Officers detected an odour of marijuana and his licence was seized. The vehicle was also impounded for 24 hours.Theft:Four tires were stolen from the front of a property in the 10,000 block of the Trans Canada Highway on April 2. The tires are 13-inch all seasons.