Busy week for Campbell River Mounties

The RCMP responded to more than 230 calls for assistance last week

The RCMP responded to more than 230 calls for assistance last week including 14 crimes against persons, another 26 property crimes and one impaired charge.

On Saturday, at 9:26 p.m., officers responded to a motor vehicle collision at the intersection of Merecroft and Alder.  A 40-year-old Courtenay male operating a Pontiac Sunfire was eastbound on Merecroft when he failed to stop at Alder. He entered the intersection and struck a southbound Dodge Caravan operated by a Campbell River man. Three people were transported to hospital for treatment of minor injuries.  The operator of the Sunfire was issued a ticket for failing to stop.

On Friday at 10:19 a.m., RCMP found a driver slumped over the wheel of a vehicle on Glenmore Road. Police found a 48-year-old female who admitted to taking a variety of prescription and non-prescription drugs. The driver was found to be impaired by a drug and charges of Care and Control of a Motor Vehicle are being recommended.