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by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Aug 17 2017

Transient campers, impaired drivers as well as an increase in people consuming alcohol and drugs in the downtown core kept police busy during the past week said a Nelson Police Department media release Thursday.

“Nelson Police Department has noted an increase in calls for service regarding transient camping within the city and debris being left behind by individuals sleeping outdoors,”...

by Contributor on Sunday Aug 13 2017

The Slocan Lake RCMP is requesting the public's assistance in locating Quinlan Kruse.

Quinlan Kruse, 16 years old, was last seen at his residence in Winlaw on Thursday, August 10, 2017.

Description of Quinlan Kruse:

  • Caucasian male
  • Aged 16
  • 6 feet tall
  • 160 lbs
  • slender
  • short blonde hair
  • ...
by Contributor on Sunday Aug 13 2017

Southern Interior RCMP are warning the public of telephone solicitations in the name of Cops for Kids that could be circulating throughout the Southeast District and other parts of the province.

The RCMP report separate calls are being...

by Rossland Telegraph on Wednesday Aug 09 2017

How much alcohol should a person be allowed to have in her bloodstream while being in control of a  motor vehicle?  Is there a "safe" limit below which someone is not really impaired, or  not too impaired? Canada's Justice Minister, Jody Wilson-Raybould, is considering lowering  the blood-alcohol content limit that constitutes a criminal offense from anything over .08 percent to anything over...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Aug 09 2017

Nakusp RCMP said in a media release Monday a vehicle may have been located in regards to a missing person file from Revelstoke.

The file started Thursday, August 3 at 12:47 p.m. when Nakusp RCMP received a report that 29-year-old Jared Szabo was missing after the Revelstoke resident failed to arrive the previous evening.

Szabo, 29, described as 6-foot, 177 pounds...

by Contributor on Sunday Aug 06 2017

RCMP arrested an intoxicated resident after vigilant members of the community reported fireworks being set off in the Carson Road area in Williams Lake.

RCMP said in a media release during the early morning hours of Saturday (August 5, 2017) Williams Lake RCMP responded to reports of a mischief in progress, after receiving information that fireworks were being launched from a property...

by Contributor on Thursday Aug 03 2017

The Independent Investigation Office of BC has been called after a man was shot by a Kelowna RCMP officer Thursday at a homeless camp on Duck Lake 7.

The incident happened at approximately 12:30 p.m. Thursday (August 3rd) when a Kelowna RCMP Officer was dispatched to assist a Kelowna City Bylaw Officer, in attending to a complaint of a homeless camp

"The officers engaged a male...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Aug 01 2017

The RCMP has been called into investigate theft of equipment that has hindered the fighting the Harrop Creek wildfire the Southeast Fire Centre said in a media release Tuesday.

The BC Wildfire Service Southeast Fire Centre said one water pump and 10 100-foot lengths of hose went missing during the night of July 31-Aug. 1, 2017.

"The theft of a water pump and hoses being used by...

by Contributor on Monday Jul 31 2017

The Lower Mainland RCMP is warning the public about a cyber extortion scheme that tricks victims into believing their loved ones have been kidnapped.

While similar schemes are being reported worldwide, the six Lower Mainland incidents appear to be targeted at female Chinese nationals attending schools in the greater Vancouver area.

The RCMP is working with other police agencies...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Jul 25 2017

Integrated Road Safety Unit and West Kootenay Traffic of the RCMP had a busy day Tuesday, issuing more than 50 tickets as police increased enforcement in and around the Nelson area.

Sergeant Chad Badry of the West Kootenay Traffic and Integrated Road Safety Unit said in a media release the high number of tickets were written in relation to vehicles stopped for the driver's using cell...

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