RCMP investigate damage to solar panels in Inuvik

Facebook photo of Children First Centre

RCMP in Inuvik are asking for the public’s help as officers investigate damage to solar panels in the town over the weekend.

Police state in a news release that between 5 pm on Saturday and 2 pm on Sunday, 17  solar panels were damaged at the Children First Centre, on Kingmingya Road.

RCMP have not described the damage nor put a dollar total on the amount of damage.

“RCMP believe person, or persons, may have seen something suspicious. We are asking the residents of Inuvik to report any suspicious or unusual activity” states Staff Sergeant Olena Newmen, Acting Commander for Inuvik RCMP.

Inuvik RCMP are currently investigating and is asking anyone who witnessed suspicious activity in the area of the Children First Centre between Saturday and Sunday afternoon to contact Inuvik RCMP at 777-1111.

The public can also report suspicious activity by contacting Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 nwtnutips.com, (click on “submit a web tip”) or text: nwtnutips to 274637.




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John McFadden
John has been in the broadcast journalism industry since the 1980s. He has been a reporter in Yellowknife since 2012 and joined CKLB in January of 2018. John covers the crime and court beat as well as reporting on other areas including politics, business, entertainment and sports. He won seven national community newspaper awards while he was a journalist with Northern News Services Limited (NNSL). John worked in Ontario before coming North including stints as a TV sportscaster in Peterborough and senior news writer for CBC and CTV in downtown Toronto.