A 64-year-old woman has been arrested for setting up barricades on trails in Northern Vancouver.
The woman was busted by two local mountain bikers who took it upon themselves to purchase, install and monitor security cameras in the hopes of catching someone who was intentionally setting up barricades on the trails.
Their hidden cameras,caught the woman appearing to intentionally lay logs, branches and rocks on the Quarry and Lower Skull trails.
North Vancouver RCMP arrested the woman on Sunday, Jan. 4 at 5 a.m. at the head of the Quarry Trail.
She has been released with conditions to not go near any of the biking trails tampered with. Police are requesting criminal charges for setting a trap and mischief to property.
“These are serious charges – these are public trails and one should not interfere with the lawful enjoyment of the trails and set up traps or obstacles to potentially endanger the lives of people using them”, said Cpl. Richard De Jong, spokesperson for the North Vancouver RCMP.
Fortunately no one was seriously hurt or injured in these incidents and the accused is set to appear in court on Feb. 4.