Update #28 on police enforcement of injunction order in Fairy Creek Watershed

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2021-06-18 20:15 PDT

Today, on June 18, 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, 2 individuals were arrested for breaching the injunction (civil contempt of court) after they were removed from various locking devices attached to a log.

Two individuals each having an arm attached to a locking devices inside the log

Larger image: Two individuals each with their arms attached to a locking devices inside the log

All arrested persons were processed at the Lake Cowichan RCMP Detachment.

Since enforcement began, the RCMP have now arrested 246 individuals; at least 10 of whom were previously arrested. Of the 246 total arrested, 199 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.
 

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