Current crime statistics in DC

Break and enters, sex assaults and common assaults are up in Mile Zero compared to last year, while drug overdoses, impaired driving and stolen vehicle charges are down.

Dawson Creek RCMP have release crime statisitcs for November - as it relates to calls for service and pro-active investigations. 

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Theft of vehicle 

There were eight calls for service whereas there were two calls for service during the same reporting period in 2017. This is an increase of 75%.

Theft from vehicle

There were five calls for service whereas there were 12 calls for service during the samereporting period in 2017. This is a decrease of 58%.

Break and Enter to Residence

There were eight calls for service whereas there were eight calls for service during the samereporting period in 2017. This is unchanged.

Break and Enter to Business

There were 11 calls for service whereas there were five calls for service during the samereporting period in 2017. This is an increase of 55%.

Assault/Assault with Weapon/Aggravated Assault

There were 30 calls for service whereas there were 12 calls for service during the same reporting period in 2017. This is an increase of 60%.

Sexual Assault/Sexual Interference

There were four calls for service, similarly there were no calls for service during the same reporting period in 2017. This is an increase of 400%

Drug Possession/Drug Trafficking

There were three calls for service whereas there were six calls for service during the same reporting period in 2017. This is a decrease of 50%.

Drug Overdose

There was one call for service and no calls for service during the same reporting period in 2017. This is unchanged.

Impaired Driving (alcohol and drug), 24hr Suspensions, Immediate Roadside Prohibition

There were fve calls for service whereas there were nine calls for service during the same reporting period in 2017. This is a decrease of 45%.

Motor Vehicle Accidents

There were 59 calls for service whereas there were 85 calls for service during the same reporting period in 2017. This is a decrease of 31%.

Theft (including shoplifting)

There were 21 calls for service whereas there were 16 calls for service during the same reporting period in 2017. This is an increase of 24%.

Mental Health

There were 21 calls for service whereas there were 25 calls for service during the samereporting period in 2017. This is a decrease of 19%.

 

Investigations of Interest:

On November 2, RCMP were dispatched to a report of a shooting which had just occurred at the intersection of 17th avenue and Alaska Highway. Police attended and located a shooting victim suffering from multiple gun shot wounds. The resulting investigation lead police to arrest and charge two males with multiple firearms related offences as well as Attempt Murder and Forcible Confinement. These suspects remain in police custody. The victim survived his injuries.

On November 6, RCMP became aware of a shooting incident in which a vehicle had been shot in Dawson Creek near 10th street and 107 avenue. The driver reported that he noticed another vehicle following him and that when he turned his vehicle around to confront the vehicle, his vehicle was shot approximately 10 times. No one was injured as a result of the incident. The investigation is continuing.

On November 8, RCMP were dispatched to a report of a home invasion which had occurred at the Hillcrest Motel in Pouce Coupe. An investigation was initiated in which the victim reported he had been assaulted and that the suspects had stolen a vehicle. Police located the vehicle shortly thereafter and have since identified the suspects involved. The investigation is continuing.

On November 13, RCMP were informed that a bunch of firearms were being unloaded into a unit at the Hillcrest Motel in Pouce Coupe. Members attended and spoke with the resident which resulted in a search of the involved unit. The search identified illegal and modified firearms which were seized. The resident was arrested and charged with multiple firearms-related offences.

On November 22, RCMP were dispatched to an alarm occurring at the Gold Brick Jewelry Store located in the Dawson Creek mall. Members attended and identified that the jewelry store had been broken into with several pieces of jewelry taken. A police dog was utilized which established a scent track to a location a block over, surveillance video confirmed that two suspects had been picked up by a vehicle. The involved vehicle has since been recovered by police. The investigation into this matter is continuing. 

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