Billy Barker Days Kept Police Busy
Quesnel, B.C.- Billy Barker Days were busy, especially for the police.
Quesnel RCMP are reporting that between Thursday, July 16th and Sunday, July 19th, RCMP investigated a total of 183 files.
The good news is, that number is down from the 231 investigated during the same time period last year. The bad news is, 89 people were held in custody this year, compared to the 72 held last year.The bulk of those held in custody were for being intoxicated in public. Others were held for incidents ranging from Breach of Probation to Assault.
RCMP Traffic Services issued 145 violation tickets, as well as: One Criminal Code Impaired arrest; One 12 Hour Suspension; Two 24 Hour Suspensions; Two 3 Day Suspensions; and impounded 3 vehicles for various reasons.
A special effort was made this year to have an enhanced police presence through the days as well as nights.