Submitted by Robson Valley RCMP
On Friday May 15th while conducting speed enforcement on Highway 5 near Camp Creek a white SUV was observed travelling at a very high rate of speed. The vehicle was clocked at a speed of 160km/hr in the posted 100km/hr speed zone. The female driver from British Columbia was issued a violation ticket for excessive speeding and had her vehicle impounded for 7 days.
On Saturday May 16th, the Valemount RCMP received a report of an intoxicated female who had just threatened an employee at a local store, had jumped into a truck and was doing donuts in the parking lot causing significant damage to a glass structure on the property before departing the scene. A review of the video surveillance also confirmed that the female had committed theft from the store as well. The female was later located intoxicated and arrested for theft, mischief to property, uttering threats and dangerous operation of a motor vehicle. The female was later released from custody on numerous conditions and an upcoming court date. The vehicle which was being driven was also impounded for 7 days under the stunting legislation and also issued a violation ticket for not possessing a valid drivers licence.
On Sunday May 17th, a vehicle travelling on Highway 16 near McBride was stopped after it was clocked at a speed of 171km/hr in the posted 100km/hr speed zone. The driver who was a class 7L(learners drivers licence) was issued violation tickets for Driving Contrary to his Conditions of his licence(no supervisor), Failing to display the “L” magnet and Excessive Speeding and his vehicle impounded for 7 days.