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Williams Lake RCMP continues to see increase in property offences

The Williams Lake RCMP saw a slight decrease in its calls for service over the last month.

Detachment Commander with the Williams Lake RCMP Inspector Jeff Pelley gave his Police Commission Report for January 1 to November 30.

The latest numbers show that there have been 937 calls for service in the Williams Lake jurisdiction during the month of November, a decrease of 16 calls from the previous month

Looking at individual offences, the Williams Lake RCMP has seen the biggest increase in property offences with a total of 1880 calls for service in 2020, compared to 1773 calls for services in 2019.

The City also saw an increase in CDSA Drug Possession and Trafficking combining for a total of 179 calls for service in 2020 from 155 in 2019.

INCREASES

Property offences  1773  1880 
Auto theft  122  128 
Break and Enter to businesses  54  61 
Theft from motor vehicles  238  268 
Mischief   570  669 
CDSA Drug Possession   103  116 
CDSA Drug Trafficking  52  63 
Collisions  253  274 

 DECREASES

Persons offenses  736  643 
Robbery   19  13 
Assault with a weapon or causing bodily harm  51  48 
Break and Enter to Residences  84  69 
Assaults  227  190 
Fraud  176  171 
Impaired   168  158 

 

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