Man arrested after threatening BC Hydro employee

Between Jan. 6 and Jan. 13, Masset RCMP responded to 13 calls for service.

Between Jan. 6 and Jan. 13, Masset RCMP responded to 13 calls for service.

On Jan. 9, BC Hydro reported to Masset RCMP that they had been threatened by one of their customers in Port Clements after issuing a notice they were going to disconnect service to his address. Due to the serious nature of the threats, the subject of complaint was arrested and brought before a Judicial Justice of Peace, who released the accused on a number of conditions. The accused is due to appear in court in Masset at a later date.

On Jan. 9, Masset RCMP responded to a single vehicle rollover near Port Clements. Investigation revealed that the driver of the vehicle was impaired by alcohol. In addition to a number of charges, the driver was issued an immediate 90 day driving prohibition and his vehicle was impounded for 30 days. The male passenger of the vehicle was transported to the Masset hospital by BC Ambulance with minor injuries.

On Jan. 11, Masset RCMP responded to a report of a theft of a Honda 50cc dirt bike. The bike was stolen from a storage shed, to which the suspect(s) gained entry by breaking a lock off the door. Police were able to gather some physical evidence at the scene of the theft and the investigation into this matter is ongoing.

As always, any suspicious activity can be reported to the Masset RCMP at 250-626-3991 or anonymously to Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or online at

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