Sunday, April 5, 2015
Vacant homes targeted for break-ins last week
Police and paramedics respond to a
suicidal man on Fourth Ave. last week.
were called out to the 46000-block of Fourth Ave. Tuesday at 2 a.m. after
reports a man was threatening suicide.
arrived to find the man with a sharp object and he proceeded to slash a
wrist. The officer then administered first aid.
Cpl Mike Rail, Chilliwack RCMP UFVRD, confirmed with The Voice that the
distraught man cut one wrist.
BC Ambulance paramedics were on the scene and assisted the man.
Lights Out, Nobody's Home
Empty houses prone to metal thieves and squatters
A suspect is handcuffed and put into the back of
a police cruiser early Wednesday.
after midnight Wednesday, two men were seen breaking into a vacant home on
Third Ave. near Young Rd. Police were called and a PDS K9 unit was also
With the help of the dog, the men were caught running out the back of the
home, placed in handcuffs and arrested.
The pair were eventually released. A neighbour later told The Voice
the home was a former drug house.
Almost Caught in the Act
Suspect nabbed just
before breaking into a house
A suspect leans on a cruiser as police check for
stolen items on Reece Ave.
Thursday, Mounties responded to a man seen breaking into a home in the
45900-block of Reece Ave. late afternoon on Thursday.
Police sealed off the area and moved in on the suspect who fled through the
back yard, vaulting over a fence into the arms of waiting police.
A neighbour across the street told The Voice at the time, that he'd
been watching the suspect for a half hour trying to get into the various
spots on the house.
No one was living in the home at the time.
Police checked the suspect but because he had no break and enter tools, or
any stolen items, he was subsequently released.
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