Ladysmith Police Briefs – Meth found on man

Information provided by Ladysmith RCMP

  • Jul. 12, 2011 8:00 a.m.
Information provided by Ladysmith RCMP

Information provided by Ladysmith RCMP

There were a total of 57 calls for service over this period of time. This is a considerably low number of files in view of the summer holidays. To date, 2,065 incidents have been reported to the detachment (2,191 for the same period in 2010).

 

Tuesday, June 28

Sweat Pea Quilting located on Roberts St. was broken into. A pry bar was used to open a door. The culprit(s) took approximately $3 in quarters from the till. There was some damage to the door frame from where it was pried. Anyone having any information is asked to contact the RCMP at (250) 245-2215.

Sometime between 1:30 a.m. and 2:30 a.m., someone took $400 worth of oil from the storage container near the pump of the Coronation Mall Mid-Island Co-op gas station. The person pried open the cover and took several bottles of oil. They then replaced the cover and left. The thief came back an hour later and did the same thing, stealing more oil. The thief was on surveillance wearing black pants, black hoodie, and black gloves.

A window on a van was broken in the 700 block of Malone Rd. The driver’s side window had been broken. There was a small chip mark at the top of the window and a large hole in the window halfway down and the edges of the window were broken. Police believe a stone from the road may have hit the window causing it to break. The van was parked in a stall next to the roadway.  The vehicle doors had been unlocked prior to the damage and nothing was missing or disturbed inside the van.

 

Wednesday, June 29

A male was arrested on Vowels Road for assault. When the member conducted the search, crystal meth was found on the individual. The male was released on a Promise to Appear for court on July 20.

 

Thursday, June 30

A camera, $100 in cash and a diamond ring were stolen during a break and enter reported in the 200 block of Baden Powell.

 

Saturday, July 2

Following a Citizens on Patrol tip, members attended Transfer Beach for youth gathering around a beach fire. A male was located smoking cannabis on a bench near the Kinsmen hut. The male was arrested and searched. Two pipes and a small amount of pot were seized.