Police seek info on bin fires and graffiti

Smithers RCMP are asking anyone with information on a rash of bins set on fire and graffiti downtown to contact them.

Smithers RCMP are asking for the public’s help after three bins filled with cardboard were set on fire early last Thursday morning.

Police got a call that cardboard waste management bins along Main Street were set on fire at about 1:40 a.m. on April 2.

The downtown area has also been the area of several instances of graffiti. Police said that buildings were tagged around midnight on March 28, two Saturdays ago. Most of the graffiti was sprayed in downtown back alleys.

Police add that similar graffiti has been observed in other areas of Smithers and Telkwa.

Anyone with information is asked to call Smithers RCMP at 250-847-3233 or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477.