Update #25 on police enforcement of injunction order in Fairy Creek Watershed
B.C., Lake Cowichan
2021-06-15 19:00 PDT
Today, on June 15, 2021, police enforcement continued at an encampment area near Port Renfrew, where officers have been primarily focussing their efforts for the past several days.
During the course of the day, 5 individuals were arrested for breaching the injunction (civil contempt of court), after they were removed from various locking devices or tripod structures.
All arrested persons were transported to the Lake Cowichan RCMP Detachment for processing.
Since enforcement began, the RCMP have now arrested 234 individuals; at least 10 of whom were previously arrested. Of the 234 total arrested, 187 were for breaching the injunction (civil contempt of court), 42 were for obstruction, 4 were for mischief, and 1 for counselling to resist arrest.
All news releases on the Fairy Creek Watershed police enforcement issued to date can be found on the Lake Cowichan RCMP Detachment website.
BC RCMP Communication Services
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