The following is a press release issued by Nanaimo RCMP Const. Gary O'Brien.
A 64-year-old Ladysmith man was arrested in mid-December after search warrants on his home, business and car revealed thousands of sexually explicit pornographic images, many of which involved children. The searches and subsequent seizures are unprecedented in the Nanaimo area.
By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily
Eighteen hours before a Nelson man was to leave the city for 18 months on a court-imposed banishment order his sentence was overturned by the same court.
Mikael Arrak, 26, was convicted of criminal harassment and ordered by a judge in Nelson Monday to leave the city, his mother Annely Arrak told The Nelson Daily.
The two suspects believed to be responsible for September 2010 Kootenay Boundary area Automated Teller Machine (ATM) Break and Enters have been located and arrested.
By Marian Wang in ProPublica.
The shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and more than a dozen of her constituents in Tucson this weekend has sparked criticism of Arizona’s lax gun control laws and renewed calls from some to tighten those restrictions. Six individuals were confirmed dead. Here’s our attempt to briefly break down a few of the issues at play:
A 28-year-old Salmo man is facing charges of Uttering Threats and Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose, after an incident Jan. 8.
Police are reporting a quiet holiday season, bar an event in which two Castlegar men appeared to have taken the euphemism “peeing contest” just a tad too literally.
Castlegar RCMP Sgt. Laurel Mathew said 11:26 p.m. on Boxing Day saw two men urinating on a Columbia Avenue building downtown while being cheered on by their girlfriends, resulting in both men being fined for public...
Organized crime has hit the West Kootenay, according to Nakusp RCMP.
The bust of a drug dealer in the town, located 147 kilometres north of Nelson at the edge of the Slocan Valley, shows how a dealer allegedly ran a business across the street from an elementary school, Nakusp RCMP said.
A 34-year-old man has been charged with numerous offences...
Canada’s national police force will be committing more resources to ferreting out marijuana grow operations and other drug trade activities in the West Kootenay region this year, says the Kootenay Boundary Regional Detachment’s staff sergeant.
Dan Siebel said marijuana grow operation busts will continue to increase this year as they have for the last two, according to...