Intoxicated woman spends night in drunk tank after refusing help
Alcohol and drugs related incidents were a few of the call Nelson Police received during the past few days.
Nelson members patrolling Baker Street Wednesday at 3 a.m. noticed a person trying to help a grossly intoxicated female.
Officers attempted to assist the Good Samaritan get the 36-year-old female home safely.
However, the intoxicated woman was not interested in the help and became hostile toward the officers.
After numerous attempts to get the woman home failed, she was lodged into NPD cells for her own safety.
After sobering up, the woman was released and charged under the Liquor Control and Licensing Act for public intoxication.
Poor decision gets attention of NPD officers
Two males had better find a better location in the future to smoke a little pot.
While walking the beat Tuesday (March 4), an officer observed two males sitting in a vehicle in a parking lot in the 300 block Hall Street.
The member noticed the driver holding a large marijuana “bong” and the passenger in possession of a box with a small amount of marijuana and other drug paraphernalia inside.
Both were arrested and the incident investigated further.
Both males, with no other history of this type of behavior, were cooperative with police and appeared to have simply made a poor decision.
Therefore police decided not charge the pair for the possession of a controlled substance.
The drugs and equipment were surrendered for destruction.
NPD called to assist at Sunday afternoon party
NPD dispatch received a 9-1-1 call Sunday (March 2) at 3 p.m. to assist with an intoxicated houseguest causing issues.
The male causing the problem was identified as a 60-year-old local male who had been released from jail earlier in the day for similar issues.
He was held until sober and will appear in court in Nelson in April to answer to charges of failing to comply with the release conditions he was bound by.