Whistler RCMP media briefs for January 18 to January 25, 2021

Whistler, Sea to Sky

2021-02-02 11:56 PST

Type and number of files:
File # 2021-388

On January 22, 2021 at approximately 10:45 PM the Whistler RCMP responded to an assault that occurred in the 4200 block of Village Square at the taxi loop. RCMP learned that a male was punched and dragged out of a taxi by a group of four to five males. The males continued to assault the victim by punching and kicking him when he was lying on the ground Two female friends attempted to intervene and were subsequently assaulted. This incident is still under investigation. If anyone witnessed this event or has any information they are requested to contact the Whistler RCMP.

File 2021# 2021-441

On January 25, 2021 at approximately 03:30 PM the Pemberton RCMP responded to a report of a cougar attack on Soo Valley Forest Road. RCMP attended to the location where a male had suffered serious injuries from the cougar attack. The male was already receiving medical treatment from ambulance services when the RCMP arrived on scene. RCMP and Conservations services located and destroyed the cougar ,which was in the immediate area.

File 2020-2801

On January 20th, 2021 at approximately 05:30 PM the Whistler RCMP executed a search warrant in the 2200 block of Brandywine Way. The RCMP had been investigating an illegal Cannabis delivery service within the community, which led to the seizure of a substantial amount of Cannabis items. The RCMP would like to remind the public that there are extensive regulations about the legal sale of Cannabis as outlined by the federal, provincial and local governments. Whistler RCMP will continue to work alongside the Community Safety Unit to identify those unlicensed Cannabis retailers.

Corporal Nathan Miller
Whistler Community Engagement Team
Whistler RCMP
Whistler, BC


Released by

Sgt. Sascha Banks

Sea to Sky Operations Support NCO i/c
Squamish RCMP
1000 Finch Drive, Squamish BC V8B 0M5
Office: 604-892-6150
Cell: 604-389-8391
Fax: 604-892-6140

Email: sascha.banks@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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