The BC RCMP has notified the Independent Investigations Office of British Columbia (IIO BC) of an incident in Pemberton in which one man was injured.
On Wednesday, May 17, 2022 at 2:30 AM, Whistler RCMP were advised by Toyota Connected that they had a located a stolen Toyota in the area of Park St. Pemberton and Whistler members attended and observed a vehicle that had been stolen from the Fraser Valley. Lower Mainland Police Dog Services (PDS) were contacted and attended Pemberton to assist. 1 male and 1 female were taken into custody. It is believed that these individuals committed a great deal of crime in a short period of time in numerous communities, and we thank our members for their work in apprehending them.
During the course of the arrest the male received injuries and the IIO was contacted. The IIO BC will be investigating the incident and the actions of the police officers.
The Whistler/Pemberton RCMP is conducting several concurrent investigations for the initial allegations of possession of stolen property, thefts and frauds.