Sometime during Friday night, May 31, cans of fuel were stolen from a maintenance yard in Little Fort. Because of the location and other circumstances, it is believed that the people responsible are local to the area. If anyone has information about this incident, he or she is encouraged to advise the Clearwater RCMP at 250-674-2237 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).
On May 31, the Clearwater RCMP was notified of the possibility of a drunk driver. The officer on duty waited for the driver, however, it was learned that he had taken a back route out of town. The information was forwarded to the Barriere officer, who stopped the vehicle.
The driver provided two samples into the alcohol screening device and both resulted in a “Fail” reading. The driver was issued a 90-day driving prohibition and the vehicle was impounded for 30 days. A small amount of marijuana was also seized.