A pro-life sign advocating adoption is the target of vandalism.

Pro-life sign vandalized

A pro-life sign on Highway 16 outside of Smithers advocating adoption was the target of a vandal, and RCMP are investigating.

  • Jul. 28, 2016 5:00 p.m.

Smithers RCMP are investigating vandalism to a pro-life billboard on Highway 16 between Smithers and Telkwa. Anyone with information regarding the matter is asked to contact the Smithers RCMP detachment or, to remain anonymous, contact CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

 

Smithers RCMP responded to 102 calls for service between July 20-26. Noteworthy files include:

On July 21, a Smithers Traffic Services officer conducted a vehicle stop on Highway 16 at the west end of Smithers. A 62-year-old driver exhibited symptoms of impairment, failed the approved screening device test and received an immediate roadside driving prohibition for 90 days, as well as a mandatory 30-day vehicle impoundment.

On July 21, Smithers RCMP conducted a vehicle stop near the Smithers Golf Course. An officer detected an odour of marijuana and the 19-year-old driver was arrested. A search of the vehicle revealed cash and cannabis packaged for sale. The driver was issued a 24-hour driving prohibition and the RCMP are recommending possession for purpose of trafficking charges.

On July 24, Smithers RCMP responded to the report of a fight behind the Office of the Wet’suwet’en in Smithers. Police transported a female with facial injuries to the Smithers District Hospital for treatment. Police located the female attacker. She was arrested for assault and later released on a promise to appear in court and on no contact conditions with the victim.

On July 25, Smithers RCMP responded to a report of a possible fight near the Broadway Shelter in Smithers. Police attended and found two females arguing; no apparent physical contact, nor injuries. One of the females was found to be breaching her court conditions. The suspect was arrested and held in police custody for court the following morning.

 

– Released by Cst. Nenad Djuric

Smithers RCMP

 

Just Posted

Telkwa Mayor ‘disappointed’ by Senior Society’s letter

Also at Telkwa council, air monitor grant turned down because of Northern Health restrictions.

Doug Donaldson meets with Friends of Seven Sisters on logging plan

Environmental group discussed concerns with minister, who committed sending forest district manger.

PHOTOS: Smithers Figure Skating Club hosts a showcase

All of the club’s pre-star and starksaters participated in Showcase ahead of regional championships.

Sik-e-dakh holding nomination meeting

The positions for one chief and four councillors are available in Glen Vowell’s March election.

Roy & Rosemary featuring Cody Karey to transform Della Herman Theatre into Carnegie Hall North

Bulkley Valley Concert Association presents Roy & Rosemary featuring Cody Karey on Jan. 18.

Senior randomly stabbed in B.C. mall food court

Woman arrested after victim, 71, suffers serious injuries

B.C. Liberal hopefuls begin final leadership push

Five MLAs, one outsider pitch policies to party members

Vancouver Island marijuana producer bought by Aphria in $230M deal

Aphria’s annual production forecast increases to 230,000 kgs

UPDATED: ‘Young, innocent’ teen hit during Vancouver shootout dies

15-year-old Coquitlam boy was in a car driving by the scene

Ontario man charged with selling Canadian’s usernames and passwords

Ontario man ran site that peddled billions of pieces of personal data: RCMP

Video: B.C. documentary features Okanagan ice climbing

First documentary for Penticton filmmaker captures elusive Okanagan ice climbing

David Emerson quits lumber talks as legal action begins

Former federal minister served as B.C. softwood trade point man

Singer of the Cranberries dead at 46

Her publicist says Dolores O’Riordan died suddenly Monday in London. The cause of death wasn’t immediately available.

Most Read