Crime uptick noted

Courtesy: Northern Service News Online

Increase in Crime.

The July policing report for the Fort Simpson RCMP detachment shows an increase in assaults, Liquor Act violations and other complaints compared to July 2015.Assaults doubled this July when compared to last year, while in total calls for service jumped to 184 compared to 133 last year.

Notable occurrences for July included one youth diverted through the Department of Justice’s restorative justice program, two impaired drivers arrested and charged and arrests made in break-ins to the Parks Canada building, the Fire Department building and the Seven Spruce Golf Course.

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