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Homeless camp on Teredo Street dismantled: Police report

Possible impaired driving, liquor theft from Gibsons, and cell phone found in this week's police briefs.
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Sunshine Coast RCMP reported the following for the week of April 25 to May 2. 


On May 2, a homeless camp was set up in the 5700 block of Teredo Street, Sechelt and a small amount of smoke was present with smouldering papers in a large metal basin. Police were able to put the smoke out without issue and the camp was dismantled.


On April 30, a shoplifter was reported at a business in the 900 block of Gibsons Way, Gibsons. The shoplifter grabbed three bottles of liquor before leaving without paying. Police reviewed surveillance but it did not reveal the identity.

Impaired driving

On April 27, a witness reported a possible impaired driver in the 2000 block of Cassidy Rd, Roberts Creek, after hitting a parked vehicle. Police noted the driver was exhibiting signs of intoxication from alcohol and gave them a roadside alcohol screening test. After two fail results, the driver was issued a 90-day immediate roadside prohibition and their vehicle was impounded for 30 days. The matter has been referred to RoadSafetyBC.

Property found

On April 28, a cell phone was found in the 2900 block of Sunshine Coast Highway, Sechelt, and was turned into the Gibsons Detachment. Owner may claim with detailed description within 90 days. Please reference police file number 2022-2862.

On April 30, a wallet was found in Downtown Sechelt and turned over to the Sechelt Detachment. Owner may claim within 90 days with detailed description. Please reference police file 2022-2910.