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by Contributor on Tuesday Nov 01 2016

UBC researchers create new method to classify dangerous sex offenders
UBC researchers have developed a new classification system that could help police solve sex crimes.

Using classified anonymous police case files and court records, researchers at UBC’s Okanagan campus uncovered new subtypes of high-risk sexual offenders that could give police insight into the behaviour of...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Oct 24 2016

A 68-year-old local man is expected to make a full recovery after being stabbed Monday afternoon in Kaslo said RCMP Sergeant Monty Taylor in a media release.

Taylor said incident happened at approximately 5:20 when Kaslo RCMP responded to a disturbance between two makes on C Avenue in the North Kootenay Village.

Taylor said when police arrived, the 68-year-old male was found with...

by Rossland Telegraph on Saturday Oct 22 2016

Don't be fooled.  Don't give out any information on the phone to anyone who calls up and claims to represent your credit card company.  Anyone from your credit card compoany does  NOT need you to give them any information about you or your card; they would already have what they need on file.  Anyone who calls up and demands (or requests) personal information about you or your credit card is a...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Oct 21 2016

If you think or thought you heard or seen it all, read about the Vancouver resident who found a naked man in his house cooking eggs in the kitchen.

Vancouver Police reporter shortly after 8 p.m. Tuesday (October 18), a 35-year-old man walked into a home near Cambie Street and King Edward Avenue through a closed, but unlocked door.

Vancouver media...

by Trail Champion on Thursday Oct 20 2016

The "creepy clown craze" is continuing to create concerns for cops, according to Trail top cop Sgt. Darren Oelke.

In a press release today, Oelke said Trail RCMP continue to receive reports of clown sightings in Trail and Fruitvale.

"Since last Friday there have been seven reports made to the police," he said. "Some of the reports have been proven to be false. No individuals...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Oct 18 2016

Five people were transported to Trail Regional Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries Monday evening following a two-car accident at the junction of Highway 3A & 6 said RCMP Sergeant Monty Taylor in a media release Tuesday.

Taylor said the accident happened at approximately 6:30 p.m. at the Playmor Junction intersection.

"The preliminary investigation identifies that one...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Oct 16 2016

The Ministry of Forest, Lands and Natural Resource Operations, Recreation Sites and Trails BC is warning residents and visitors to keep pets on leash in the Cranbrook Community Forest, or avoid the area altogether, after two dogs died recently from ingesting a poisonous substance.

Warning signs have been posted at multiple access points to the community forest.

The two dogs were...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Oct 14 2016
Two men from Nelson are in custody awaiting bail hearings following an early morning takedown by RCMP near South Slocan Friday.
 
RCMP Sergeant Monty Taylor of Nelson detachment said in a media release shortly before 8 a.m. a person noticed there was a suspicious man wandering...
by Kyra Hoggan on Thursday Oct 13 2016

A bizarre US trend - dubbed the 'creepy clown craze' by media - has made its way to the Kootenays, according to Trail RCMP Cpl. Darryl Orr.

Orr says the phenomenon (which Time Magazine says began in August in South Carolina after reports of people in clown costumes trying to lure children into the woods and has since expanded to see reports of “killer clown” sightings all over...

by Castlegar Source on Wednesday Oct 12 2016

RCMP Cpl. Dan Moskaluk released the following statement at 4:46 p.m. Wednesday:

The RCMP can now confirm that we have located the body of the suspect we were searching for. He was found deceased.  A positive confirmation of identification and the exact cause of death is now the subject of a full investigation by the BC Coroner Service. The deceased was located within the identified...

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