An elderly Trail couple got a nasty wake-up call at roughly 9 a.m. when an intruder entered their home, according to RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.
The 'Christmas party' season has begun, and police are cautioning residents about taking festivities too far, according to Trail top cop RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.
A weekend blitz by local police resulted in seven drivers being removed from the road due to alcohol impairment said RCMP in a media release Monday.
The blitz involved officers from Nelson Police Department, Nelson RCMP and the West Kootenay Integrated Road Safety Unit work together targeting impaired drivers in the Nelson area. Officers checked between 200 to 300 drivers.
Minister of Social Development and Poverty Reduction, Shane Simpson and NDP colleague and Nelson-Creston MLA Michelle Mungall made a stop at Community Futures in Nelson Thursday to announce new initiative to support cannabis businesses in the Kootenays.
RCMP said a 33-year-old male is in critical condition following a two-vehicle accident that closed Highway 3A/6 west of Nelson for a considerable amount of time Wednesday evening.
The BC Coroners Service announced Wednesday dates in the public inquest into the death of Peter John de Groot.
The inquest begins on May, 19, 2020, at 9:30 a.m. at the Rossland Courthouse located at 2288 Columbia Ave.
The death of de Groot, 45, was reported to the BC Coroners Service on Oct. 13, 2014, following a police-involved incident at a cabin near Slocan.
Nelson Police Department would like to inform the public the missing man that was reported missing Wednesday, has been located.
Police gave few details regarding the man's disappearance, but would like to thank the public for their assistance.
Nelson Police looking for missing man
DriveBC website now shows Highway 3A/6 near the Beasley Fire Hall, closed Wednesday night and into early Thursday morning due to a two-vehicle accident, is now open.
Traffic through most of the night was forced to detour using Beasley Road while a police reconstruction assessement team viewed the accident scene.