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General · 5th January 2018
Cpl Kevin Christensen
In 2017, Quadra Island RCMP received a total of 948 Calls for service (21 more calls than the previous year). Attached is a rough break down of some basic crime statistics for policing services for 2017. The below statistics only highlight a few crimes and do not include investigations such as abandoned 911 calls, Mental Health Calls, sudden deaths, illegal hunting, keeping the peace, animal calls, and assisting other police agencies with their investigation involving people that reside in our area etc.. Read Island only had a total of 5 calls for service for the year.

Quadra Island Cortes Island
Total Calls (2017) 712 231
Break and Enters 8 6
Assaults 12 15
Thefts and Mischief 68 32
Motor Vehicle Collisions 14 6
Missing Persons 4 3
Impaired Driving (CC) 2 1
Impaired 90 Day IRP 27 8
Impaired 7 Day IRP 1 0
Impaired 3 Day IRP 16 4
24 Hour Suspension Drug/Alcohol 4 3

In total , police laid Motor Vehicle Act (MVA) Charges or Criminal Code charges in 57 investigations. This number does not include violation tickets and/or written warnings that are issued to people during regular traffic stops for Motor Vehicle Act offences.

During the Christmas Season police conducted several road checks looking for impaired drivers. Only one impaired driver was located and criminal charges are being forwarded to Crown Counsel as they had been issued a 90 Day Immediate Roadside Prohibition (IRP) a couple weeks earlier. During the road checks police encountered lots of designated drivers which was great to see. As a thank you for being a designated driver, police handed out free Mcdonalds coffee coupons on behalf of ICBC.

On December 31st, 2017 a suspicious male beached a small dinghy/skiff on the rocks by the Cape Mudge Lighthouse after he was towed for a short distance by another vessel. It is unknown where the skiff came from but if you are missing your skiff contact the Quadra RCMP to claim it.


Cpl.Kevin CHRISTENSEN
Quadra RCMP