Downton Park, also known as Museum Park, was a focal point for Lillooet RCMP this Spring, the police force said in a Spring Summary it released on June 28.
Alcohol use in the park is a known issue in Lillooet, and police continue to make regular patrols at the park and take enforcement actions under the Liquor Control and Licensing Act.
Lillooet RCMP had 43 recorded attendances at Downton Park this spring, and the majority of those were pro-active patrols of the park by the officers. Lillooet RCMP officers engaged with park users and checked for open alcohol and public intoxication.
Breakdown of common files for the period March 20 to June 20, 2022.
18x Theft Under $5000
3x Theft Over $5000
6x Theft from Motor Vehicle
1x Theft of Bicycle
1x Break and Enter Residence
2x Break and Enter Business
16x Cause Disturbance
48x Suspicious Person or Vehicle
17x False 911 calls
32x Check Well-being
2x Missing Person
23x False Alarm
17x Motor Vehicle Collision
21x Intoxicated in Public
12x Mental Health Occurrence
Lillooet RCMP continues to request the public’s assistance in reporting any suspicious or criminal activity, and public can also report crime anonymously to CrimeStoppers.
Lillooet RCMP officers also kept busy in Spring in various community event, such as the East Lillooet Memorial Gardens, Lillooet Secondary School recognition of the Declaration of the Lillooet Tribe Day, Lillooet Off-Road Cycling Association bike rodeo, and a visit to Cayoosh Strong Start.
If you would like the RCMP to join at a community event, call the Lillooet RCMP detachment at 250-256-4244.