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by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Jan 03 2011

Kaslo RCMP and the BC Coroners Service are investigating the sudden death of woman who died while snowboarding on a Wednesday, Dec. 29 afternoon.

The woman was a guest with Retallack Snow Cat Ski Lodge, said RCMP senior media relations officer Cpl. Dan Moskaluk from Penticton.

At around 3 p.m. the 32-year-old woman was amongst a group of skiers...

by Kyra Hoggan on Friday Dec 31 2010

Castlegar RCMP issued the following release:

(Name withheld)'s  6-year-old saw on Dr. Phil that if you call 911, the police will come.


 It worked. 

Const. Dale Judd explained at length that 911 is for emergencies only.

Police have concluded the investigation.

by Kyra Hoggan on Wednesday Dec 29 2010

 Well – they don't give you a gun or a badge or even a taser, but it might be a cool way to spend some time, just the same.

Castlegar Citizens On Patrol (COP) is looking for volunteers, according to Castlegar RCMP Cpl. Deb Postnikoff.
 
“Citizens on Patrol are volunteers that act as extra "eyes and ears" for law enforcement in their communities,” she said. “...
by Kyra Hoggan on Wednesday Dec 29 2010

Police are reporting a truly bizarre interpretation of spending time with family over the holiday season, after arresting a mother and son in connection with a break-and-enter.

Nelson RCMP Sgt. Darryl Little said police were called to a break-and-enter in progress at about 2 a.m. Wednesday,  in 1000 block of Cote Rd, Crescent Valley.

"The owners of the residence reported seeing...

by Castlegar Source on Wednesday Dec 29 2010

Ed. Note: The follwing is a press release issued by RCMP Sgt. Ann Morrison:

Kelowna RCMP members were called to Kelowna General Hospital at around 11 p.m Monday to deal with a vehicle that had crashed into the building.

Investigation revealed that an adult male had attended KGH Emergency earlier to see a doctor . He waited to be examined and left the hospital before...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Dec 22 2010

A 19-year-old man from Golden has been arrested and charged in the recent incidents in Nelson of a man propositioning women on the street for sex.

Although he has been released on bail, the man, now living in Nelson, was arrested and charged Tuesday by Nelson Police with Section 152 of the Criminal Code with invitation to sexual touching, and Section 173 (1) (b) of the...

by Kyra Hoggan on Tuesday Dec 21 2010

 Castlegar RCMP are wishing everyone a joyful holiday season – but reminding revellers that they won't think twice about chucking you in a holding cell if you get behind the wheel after indulging in too much 'Christmas spirits', or if you play the Grinch by committing crimes during this festive season.

“We want to see everyone have a wonderful holiday – so we're prepared to do what it...
by Kyra Hoggan on Tuesday Dec 21 2010

Police are recommending charges of production of a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking, against a 49-year-old Nelson man after responding to a call Saturday, Dec. 18.

Nelson RCMP Sgt. Darryl Little said police attended a landlord-tenant dispute in the 2700 block of Hwy 3A. While in the multi-unit building, the responding officer...
by Nelson Daily editor on Monday Dec 20 2010

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

A man took on six people and a car in a fight Friday night and then tried to outrun police officers when they arrived to break it up.

Around 2:20 a.m. Saturday morning a ruckus broke out in the 400 block of Ward Street as one man assaulted six people, including two women.

“...

by Castlegar Source on Friday Dec 17 2010

Nelson police have identified a person of interest in the case involving an apparent sexual predator trying to lure women over the past two months.

Nelson Sgt. Howie Grant said, however, that women should still be very vigilant.

“(Be) observant, walk/jog in pairs, and carry a cell phone,” he cautioned. “Call 9-1-1 immediately if approached by this individual (and give) your...

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