An injured black bear that was found with broken legs near Lillooet was put down by Conservation Officer Service.
The incident happened on July 8, when Lillooet RCMP were notified a large black bear that appeared to have broken legs. The bear was laying next to the train tracks, about 1 km south of town at the bottom of a steep embankment, Lillooet RCMP said. The bear was located but it was unable to walk.
The bear was put down and the matter was referred to the BC Conservation service.
On July 9, Lillooet RCMP received a report a man had called ICBC 9 times in a day regarding his insurance claims and had made some comments bordering the threshold for uttering threats.
Police spoke to the man and he appeared to be in a manic state, and he was calling from a boat off the Vancouver Island coast. North Cowichan Duncan RCMP assisted and spoke with the man in person the following day. He was polite and co-operative at the time and there were no further concerns about his well being.
Complain about shots fired
On July 10, Lillooet RCMP received a report of rifle shots in the woods, east of Fountain Valley road and Frantzen road, though the caller could not discern the direction where the sounds were coming from. Lillooet RCMP patrolled the area, but no one was seen in the area.