Sunday January 15, 2012

Crime Beat

That Sucks

The Mod Squad, cat and mouse, and more

Joe Reporter/Voice



wo men were seen stealing a Dirt Devil vacuum in a white box from Canadian Tire on in the early afternoon on Thursday. The pair of miscreants ran out of the store then got into a white Ford Ranger and drove off. Everybody in town got their plate number so police had an easy lead to follow up on. Itís not known if the vacuum was recovered.


Friday, January 6, 2012

A Dangerous Attack

At 7:24 A.M a woman on her way to Tim Hortonís was blindsided by a Native male, approximately 30-years-old, who lunged out of the dark at her punching her in the head and knocking her to the ground. The thug then took her purse. The woman was able to call for help and paramedics took her to Chilliwack General Hospital for treatment of her injuries. The incident took place in the lot at the Petrocan. Mounties are looking for the Native suspect who was described as having long, straight black hair and wearing a dark blue jacket. If you know anything about this crime call police at 604-792-4611


Saturday, January 7, 2012 

Prankster Gangsters

Fire crews responded to reports of explosions heard in the vicinity of the Newmark Apts. on Victor Ave. at Yale Rd. at 11:25 P.M. Griffon Security called it in as well as a resident. Police checked it out and it was determined that it was kids playing with fireworks.


Monday, January 9, 2012

Itís Not Avon Calling

On Monday shortly before 2 P.M., a resident in the 3700 block of Lougheed Hwy. reported that they heard a door being kicked in at a nearby home. A mid-sized sedan was last seen heading east toward Agassiz. Police attended the scene and confirmed that in fact a break and enter did take place although it was not known if anything was taken or if anyone was arrested.


A Nod in the Rod

At about 4:30 A.M., police checked up on a man known to sleep in his car. He was back snoozing again on Nowell.


Bi-Polar Blues

At around 7:32 A.M.. Mounties were alerted to a family feud happening at a home in the 9900 block of Bluestone Place. According to reports, an assault did happen although itís not clear if there were any injuries. A 19-year-old bi-polar man was armed with a cricket bat and threatening his brother and father. The manís mother was in the home at the time as well. Police dealt with a threat file there the day before and an assault file back in November. It turned out that the suspect had an outstanding warrant for being unlawfully at large from a mental health facility. While on the loose, he returned to his parentís home, broke in, and began fighting with the father.


Agassiz Accident

At approximately 9 A.M., Wilson Rd in Agassiz was closed due to an MVI. An air ambulance was brought in to evacuate a woman whose vehicle rolled over. Itís not known what the extent of injuries. All emergency services were involved in the response.


Residential Thievery

At 11:02 A.M. police responded to a report of a B&E on Rowat Ave. Itís not known if anything was missing.


Dealing With A Pocket Dialer

Police used a great deal of resources chasing around someone whoís cell phone accidentally dialed 9-1-1 in their pocket or purse today. Police had the cell company ping the phone, and chased it to the Stevenson and Vedder area. They later confirmed that contact was made and all was well.


Donít Forget The Club

A vehicle was stolen sometime overnight on First Ave. Police were alerted and attended just before noon.


Given The Slip

A suspicious vehicle that resembled a dark coloured Nissan Pathfinder evaded police as the officer closed in on the vehicle in the Wolfe Rd and Ashwell Rd. area. The officer thought that it may have come from within the Native reserve.


Drunk and Depressed

At 7:45 P.M. police responded to a call from an alcohol abuse councellor about a possible suicidal female at the Evergreen Apts.


Playing With Fire

Just after 8 P.M. police were called to try and track four teens seen leaving the area of College St. and Young Rd. after some newspapers were set on fire. The Chilliwack Fire Department said that accelerant was used to start the fire.


Five Finger Discount Not a Great Idea

RCMP went to do a meet and greet at 8:27 P.M. with a shoplifter caught and held at the Walmart store.


Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Never Steal Boxing Equipment. It might Belong To A Boxer?

Police responded to a theft in progress call on Pioneer Ave. in Agassiz at 10:04 A.M. According to the resident, 2 men were in his back yard trying to steal the boxing ring he had set up there. When the neighbour called police he said that he was going to take a bat to them and turn the dog on them, adding that he would try to box their truck in the driveway with his.


Going Public Hurts

A couple set on each other in the TD Bank in the 46000 block of Yale Rd at 11:39 A.M.. According to bank employees the woman assaulted the man repeatedly. EHS attended and the man refused to be looked at by paramedics.



At 1:25 P.M. Mounties responded to an alarm call at Sears Carpet Cleaning on Young Rd. As police raced to the scene, contact was made with a person there who said they ďhit the button by accident.Ē


The Mod Squad

Shortly before 2 P.M. the Liquor Store sounded the alarm after a woman walked in, grabbed a bottle of vodka and left without paying. She was described as a 20-year-old blonde, wearing a black and white checkered jacket and knee-high white boots.


The Snowball Effect

Just after 2 P.M., someone reported that people were throwing snowballs from an older model green Mercury Cougar on Promontory, however police were so busy they had to drop this call.


A Close Call

At 4:39 P.M. a teen was knocked off his bicycle at Young Rd. and Cleveland Ave. There were no life threatening injuries. Paramedics did attend to the youth. This happened in a school zone. Itís a good idea to be extra cautious with the abbreviated days.


Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Longing To Belong In The Longhouse

Chehalis band members called police when someone with mental health issues refused to leave the longhouse. RCMP attended and it was unclear of there were MHA warrants for the man. He was arrested at approximately 12:50 P.M.


 Homeowner Violated

At 5:39 P.M. a Bradshaw Place resident came home to find their door kicked in. Itís not known if anything was taken.


Stolen Spirits

Just after 7 pm, two men walked into the Chilliwack Mall liquor store and grabbed a bottle each then fled without paying. One was described as a tall and East Indian and the other Caucasian. They both got into a Dodge Ram pickup truck and left in a hurry.


Thursday, January 12, 2012

Cat and Mouse Games

Two drivers got into it heading east on Hwy 1 at approximately 6:46 am. A driver in a Honda called police to say that another driver in a 2011 gray Dodge pickup was driving erratically and possibly drunk. The driver tailed the suspected drunk driver into Tim Hortonís on Lickman where ďissues developedĒ. The driver of the truck left with the other driver pursuing. Speeds reached up to 180km during the chase. Once out of Tim Hortonís both drivers headed to Hopedale Rd. where the truck pulled into a driveway in an attempt to throw-off the other driver who parked out of sight. The gray truck was gone on arrival of the Mounties and highway patrol was alerted.



If you know anything about these crimes contact the police at 604-792-4611.