Whistler RCMP using the automatic license place recognition system captured the numbers of a car Aug. 15 whose driver was registered to be unlicensed. Although it turned out the owner of the car was not driving, but a licensed friend was, police detected a strong odour of marijuana and detained the driver for possession of a controlled substance. A search of the car revealed 11 flaps of cocaine and a quantity of mushrooms in a backpack. The vehicle was towed to the RCMP detachment where a further search found more marijuana, cocaine and mushrooms, in addition to methadone and drug paraphernalia. The driver and his passenger, both males age 21 and 22 were released on condition to appear in court Nov. 6 on charges of possession of controlled substances.
Bad tenant Police suspect a former tenant of a multiple-dwelling house may have used his key to steal a $1,200 pair of bike shocks. Whistler RCMP received the call Aug. 15 to a house on the 2700 block of Coyote Place. The thief had gained access to the garage without force. Items were moved around but only the Rock Shox bike shocks and a garage door opener. Earlier in the evening the garage of a nearby house had also been broken into by the removal of the screen door. Nothing was reported stolen. Police continue to investigate both incidents.
Knife wielding teen Police received complaints on Aug.s 15 at around 9 p.m. on the Village Stroll of six males yelling threats, with one waving a knife. The Whistler RCMP located three of suspects and arrested one, an 18-year old from Langley, for possession of a weapon dangerous to the public.
Cops give chase Whistler RCMP spotted a man drinking beer in the line to a pub Aug. 16, but upon approach the man fled on foot. The police gave chase and caught him, finding two flaps of cocaine in his wallet. The 18-year-old Chilliwack resident was charged with obstruction, consumption of liquor in public and possession of a controlled substance.
Bike thief overcomes security A Whistler woman had her white, Specialized Big Hit mountain bike stolen from a secured parking lot on Painted Cliff Road last Monday (Aug. 19). Police reviewed the security video to find a male suspect cutting a fence and entering the garage. He was about five foot and 10 inches tall, heavy set and wearing a black hoodie and baggy pants. Police have footage of him using a tool to cut the bike lock and rummaging through a vehicle.